Health

MKE County: County Funding Early Childhood, Parenting Programs
MKE County

County Funding Early Childhood, Parenting Programs

Community Advocates works with county to support six nonprofit organizations.

Voters With Disabilities Demand Electronic Voting Option

Voters With Disabilities Demand Electronic Voting Option

Lawsuit seeks electronic absentee option to protect privacy, but some have security concerns.

Committee Blocks $258 Million Home Health Care Pay Plan

Committee Blocks $258 Million Home Health Care Pay Plan

Providers fear losing workers, while others fear providers themselves will drop out.

Evers Vetoes Bill to Allow Out-of-State Mental Health Care Providers

Evers Vetoes Bill to Allow Out-of-State Mental Health Care Providers

Bipartisan tele-health care proposal opposed by mental health advocacy groups.

Evers Vetoes Nursing Licensure Bill

Evers Vetoes Nursing Licensure Bill

Evers, Republicans couldn't agree on supervision requirements.

‘Tranq’ Testing Strips Now Legal, Milestone In Overdose Crisis

‘Tranq’ Testing Strips Now Legal, Milestone In Overdose Crisis

Move comes as overdose deaths from xylazine on the rise in Wisconsin

MKE County: County Opens Two Mental Health Crisis Houses
MKE County

County Opens Two Mental Health Crisis Houses

Stabilization houses will provide housing for people experiencing a mental health crisis.

MKE County: County Offering $2.8 Million For Opioid Addiction Programs
MKE County

County Offering $2.8 Million For Opioid Addiction Programs

Awarding grants for addiction prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery.

MKE County: County’s Paratransit Service Shows Improvement
MKE County

County’s Paratransit Service Shows Improvement

French company hired by MCTS to transport people with disabilities has improved service.

Visiting Eau Claire, Evers Chides Legislators for Blocking Hospital Funds

Visiting Eau Claire, Evers Chides Legislators for Blocking Hospital Funds

As Republicans withhold aid, hospital closings create health-care gap in western Wisconsin.

BadgerCare Recipients Can Get Free Over-The-Counter Birth Control

BadgerCare Recipients Can Get Free Over-The-Counter Birth Control

Ever directs DHS order: pharmacies can provide Opill at no cost for recipients.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Against Unemployment Tax Exemption For Catholic Organization

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Against Unemployment Tax Exemption For Catholic Organization

Religious groups said they will appeal the ruling to U.S. Supreme Court