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How Expanded Child Tax Credit Helps Families

How Expanded Child Tax Credit Helps Families

At least $3,000 per child per year credit. There’s still time to sign up for pandemic benefit.

GOP Legislators Want Pandemic Aid for Tax Rebate

GOP Legislators Want Pandemic Aid for Tax Rebate

They propose $1 billion property tax rebate with aid based on value of homes.

Assembly Passes Business Tax Waiver on Pandemic Aid

Assembly Passes Business Tax Waiver on Pandemic Aid

And Senate passes GOP COVID-19 bills that could be vetoed by Gov. Evers.

Local Skepticism Grows On Foxconn’s Future

Local Skepticism Grows On Foxconn’s Future

Opinions in Racine County shifting as company’s plans keep changing.

Murphy’s Law: State’s Loss on Federal ACA is $1.3 Billion
Murphy’s Law

State’s Loss on Federal ACA is $1.3 Billion

State loses $1.3 billion in federal funds for medical care under Republican two-year budget.

Potential Medicaid Changes
Press Release

Potential Medicaid Changes

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

What They’re Saying About Speaker Paul Ryan and the House GOP’s Health Care Bill
Press Release

What They’re Saying About Speaker Paul Ryan and the House GOP’s Health Care Bill

Speaker Paul Ryan hasn't seen a warm reception to his conference's bill.

Op-Ed: Voters Support Increase in Minimum Wage
Op-Ed

Voters Support Increase in Minimum Wage

Will Trump support workers with hike in federal minimum?

Wisconsin Budget: Big Benefits From Medicaid Expansion
Wisconsin Budget

Big Benefits From Medicaid Expansion

Studies of 31 states extending Obamacare show better health and budget savings.

Wisconsin Budget: Anti-Poverty Programs Are a Success
Wisconsin Budget

Anti-Poverty Programs Are a Success

Percent of people in poverty dropped from 26% to 16% since 1967, with big impact in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Budget: Wisconsin Near Bottom in Public Health Spending
Wisconsin Budget

Wisconsin Near Bottom in Public Health Spending

Wisconsin ranks 48th lowest, far below average spending per capita by states.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation

Bill would ensure equal level of federal matching funds for states expanding Medicaid after 2014

Obamacare Could Get Sweeter for Wisconsin

Obamacare Could Get Sweeter for Wisconsin

Under president's budget, expanded Medicaid would give Wisconsin $1.1 billion or $137 per person.

Op-Ed: No, It’s Not Cheaper to Keep Them
Op-Ed

No, It’s Not Cheaper to Keep Them

Subsidy for Bucks' arena won't save money for taxpayers, as Republican Rep. Dean Knudsen has pointed out.

Rejecting BadgerCare Money Costing Nearly $400 Million in State Budget
Press Release

Rejecting BadgerCare Money Costing Nearly $400 Million in State Budget

The Joint Finance Committee is expected to take up the issue later today.

Report Reveals Wisconsin Health Insurance Rates Still Dramatically Higher than Minnesota’s
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Report Reveals Wisconsin Health Insurance Rates Still Dramatically Higher than Minnesota’s

Milwaukee Health Insurance Costs 52% Higher than in Minnesota

The State of Politics: Is Walker Serious About Ending Income Tax?
The State of Politics

Is Walker Serious About Ending Income Tax?

It brings in $7.5 billion per year. How would he replace it?

Murphy’s Law: The Anti-Health Care Governor?
Murphy’s Law

The Anti-Health Care Governor?

Even as Scott Walker throws people off health care, he opposes federal programs that would increase coverage and lower costs.