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06.04.2013 | | Posted at 11:42 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
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...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Advocating for the disabled

 “We’re at a crossroads,” declares Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Office Director Barbara Beckert, referring to the damage cuts to government funding could have on individuals with disabilities and supportive services
05.21.2013 | | Posted at 01:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Advocates for an Affordable Care Act-expanded Medicaid program in Wisconsin have been calling on Gov. Scott Walker to listen to reason and accept roughly $4 billion in federal funds to offer BadgerCare programs to more low-income Wisconsinites. Their latest attempt to provide Republicans with a reality check is to shoot down the GOP's allegation that the funding under the ACA is somehow not reli...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cuts to BadgerCare, child support enforcement and W-2 will harm women and girls

 Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-2015 state budget doesn’t include the drastic funding cuts and collective bargaining changes he imposed in his previous budget. But its mixed bag of income tax cuts, Medicaid
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Low-income vets won’t be eligible for BadgerCare

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)
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The second best thing that happened in November with President Barack Obama’s re-election was that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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

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