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Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction
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Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Of the products illegally purchased by the youth, 70% were Swishers, 24% were Newport menthol cigarettes, and 6% other types of small cigars.

You’re Invited to Community Advocates Public Policy Institute’s 10th Anniversary Celebration April 26 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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You’re Invited to Community Advocates Public Policy Institute’s 10th Anniversary Celebration April 26 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Understanding the Roots and Legacy of Housing Segregation with The Color of Law’s Richard Rothstein and Local Historian Reggie Jackson

Who Benefits from the Public Benefits Reform Bills?
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Who Benefits from the Public Benefits Reform Bills?

The package of bills threatens families’ access to food, health care, housing, and transportation while costing state taxpayers an estimated $90 million.

Virginia Eubanks to Present Her Book Automating Inequality
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Virginia Eubanks to Present Her Book Automating Inequality

Book explores "how high-tech tools profile, police, and punish the poor"

Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Awarded $1 Million Grant to Address Housing
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Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Awarded $1 Million Grant to Address Housing

The project was selected for its potential to drive systems and policy changes that could lead to equitable and sustainable improvements in health.

You’re Invited
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You’re Invited

An Evening with Peter Edelman Author, Not a Crime to Be Poor Wednesday, November 29

An Expert Panel Discussion on Economic Insecurity
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An Expert Panel Discussion on Economic Insecurity

Featuring The Financial Diaries’ Rachel Schneider. Wednesday, November 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Potential Medicaid Changes
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Potential Medicaid Changes

“A Threat Level that Low-Income Wisconsinites Have Never Seen”

Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal
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Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal

The Healthcare Protection Package would help to continue vital policies that reduce costs to healthcare consumers and provide access to insurance with robust coverage.

Serious Concerns Remain about BadgerCare Waiver Request
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Serious Concerns Remain about BadgerCare Waiver Request

"If the state’s goal is to make health care more affordable and accessible while reducing drug use, then this waiver should be denied."