Today’s the big day for the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee. They’re trying to cram in as much business as possible so that you and I won’t have time to sort through the details and respond to them. It may take a day, it may take a few days. But I predict a full and robust public debate on the final issues is not going to happen. Apparently they’re going to take up whatever m...
An estimated 1,200 low-income and uninsured military veterans won’t be eligible for BadgerCare coverage, thanks to Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Many people in the state have to be baffled to see Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who campaigned on creating “jobs, jobs, jobs,” turn away billions of dollars that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Wisconsin
Since most conversations about the Milwaukee County Board are now focused on attempts to reduce supervisors’ positions to part-time ones, it’s easy to overlook two races—in districts 2 and 17—that will be decided by the
Raising taxes on
the rich alone won't close the deficit or erase the national debt, as
Republicans superciliously inform us over and over again. But in their
negotiations with the White House to avert the so-called fiscal cliff