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Kitty Rhoades

Kitty Rhoades, Secretary of the Department of Health Services.

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The State of Politics: Recent Deaths Shake State Capitol
The State of Politics

Recent Deaths Shake State Capitol

Suicide of Rick Gudex makes three prominent deaths in 13 months.

Governor Walker Appoints Linda Seemeyer to Lead the Department of Health Services
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Governor Walker Appoints Linda Seemeyer to Lead the Department of Health Services

Linda Seemeyer will begin on August 22, 2016.

Governor Walker Appoints Tom Engels Interim Secretary of the Department of Health Services
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Governor Walker Appoints Tom Engels Interim Secretary of the Department of Health Services

Following the news of DHS Secretary Kitty Rhoades’ passing, Gov.Scott Walker wrote to DHS Deputy Secretary Tom Engels and named him Interim Secretary.

Sen. Taylor’s Statement on the Withdrawal of Planned Changes to Family Care and IRIS.
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Sen. Taylor’s Statement on the Withdrawal of Planned Changes to Family Care and IRIS.

All four Democrats on the Joint Committee on Finance opposed the changes since day one.

Murphy’s Law: State Drags Feet On Lead-Tainted Water
Murphy’s Law

State Drags Feet On Lead-Tainted Water

Its program underfunds Milwaukee while pushing for upgrades that residents can't afford.

Governor Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address
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Governor Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address

"The state of our state is strong. We are moving Wisconsin forward."

How Conservative States Use Expanded Medicaid

How Conservative States Use Expanded Medicaid

Montana, Arizona, Alaska and others saved on taxes by accepting federal dollars.

The State of Politics: “The Answer Is No”
The State of Politics

“The Answer Is No”

Wisconsin still won’t take federal cash to expand Medicaid.

Drug Testing Law In Legal Limbo

Drug Testing Law In Legal Limbo

Few details available about FoodShare drug testing program.

Who Is Running The Ship?

Who Is Running The Ship?

While Walker campaigns for president, it's not clear who is running state government.

Murphy’s Law: The Quick-Law Governor
Murphy’s Law

The Quick-Law Governor

Countless sweeping changes have been proposed almost overnight, with no study, no rationale and no known author.

State Ending Long-Term Institutional Care for Disabled?

State Ending Long-Term Institutional Care for Disabled?

Walker budget continues years-long trend, experts disagree on its impact.