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Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011

Health Secretary Smith reveals plans to reduce BadgerCare benefits and eligibility

Department of Health Services Secretary Dennis Smith's plans to cut Medicaid programs will impact individuals who earn as little as $14,000 a year, according to documents released on Friday afternoon. Smith has also released his request to obtain a federal...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Road builders, voucher advocates and the wealthy get big perks

It's inevitable that a state budget includes perks for campaign allies. Inevitable, but not ideal. But this year's biennial budget, a Republican creation signed by Gov. Scott Walker with about 50 vetoes on Sunday afternoon, includes a shocking number...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

A fun way to both try new foods and support small area businesses, Milwaukee’s “Eat Local Challenge” encourages participants to seek out food grown close to home as a step toward building a better food system. The goal is to support your local farmers and reduce your carbon footprint—and to strengthen...