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07.16.2014 | 6 days ago | Posted at 03:51 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
We all know that Gov. Scott Walker has bragged about his version of health care reform.  Of course Walker’s “reform” is more expensive than the federal effort. He refused to accept full federal funding for expanding Medicaid and chose to slice and dice health care coverage for our most vulnerable residents. The poorest residents could be on BadgerCare in Walker’s Wisconsin, but those...
06.26.2014 | 26 days ago | Posted at 03:51 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Milwaukee County voters might be able to vote on increasing the minimum wage, receiving federal Medicaid funds for BadgerCare, and turning the county executive position into a county administrator when they go to the polls on Nov. 4.  They were all passed by the majority of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors this afternoon. These are nonbinding county referendums, of course, and the...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Fact-checking his memoir, Unintimidated

 Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s new memoir, Unintimidated, is yet the latest example of his attempt to raise his national profile and run for president in 2016
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013
Pope Francis may be the highest-profile advocate for economic justice but there are millions of workers across the country who support an increase in the minimum wage. Mainstream economists have shown that increasing the minimum wage will stimulate the economy, since low-wage workers will spend virtually every dollar they earn just to pay for the bare essentials.

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