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Hidden Disenfranchisement: Disabled Voters Left at the Curb – Advocacy Groups Urge Voters to Know Their Rights
Local Resources Help Disabled Voters Cast Ballots

Local Resources Help Disabled Voters Cast Ballots

City offers curbside voting and machines designed for people with vision, hearing, physical disabilities.

Wisconsin DMV adds Saturday hours in Milwaukee
Press Release

Wisconsin DMV adds Saturday hours in Milwaukee

Locations, hours and safety measures improve opportunity to get identification needed to vote

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to 2020 Census Complete Count Committee
Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Health Policy Advisory Council, Transition Staff Additions
Press Release

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Health Policy Advisory Council, Transition Staff Additions

"Expanding access to affordable health care for Wisconsin residents is a top priority for our administration."

Potential Medicaid Changes
Press Release

Potential Medicaid Changes

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

Op Ed: Medicaid Block Grants Could Hurt Wisconsin
Op Ed

Medicaid Block Grants Could Hurt Wisconsin

20% of state’s citizens, 1.1 million, depend on Medicaid. Block grant system would threaten them with cutbacks.

Report Finds Mental Health Care Issues

Report Finds Mental Health Care Issues

Public Policy Forum says system improved but hard to navigate.

Mental Health Care Reform Still Has Issues

Mental Health Care Reform Still Has Issues

Milwaukee County struggles making transition to a community-based mental healthcare model.

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.

County Mental Health Board’s Slow Start Prompts Questions

County Mental Health Board’s Slow Start Prompts Questions

Volunteer board and emphasis on community-based care has worked in other cities but going slow here.

The Roundup: Shepherd Figure to Run Madison Paper
The Roundup

Shepherd Figure to Run Madison Paper

Capital Papers Puts up the Capital