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Milwaukee County Residents At Risk of Leaving Millions on the Table this Tax Season
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Milwaukee County Residents At Risk of Leaving Millions on the Table this Tax Season

Milwaukee Metro Area Residents at Risk of Missing Out on >$60 million in tax credits

Marquette College of Nursing to Host Citizen Action on the High Cost of Healthcare in Milwaukee
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Marquette College of Nursing to Host Citizen Action on the High Cost of Healthcare in Milwaukee

Milwaukee constantly listed as one of the highest cost metros in the state. Citizen Action to share latest data and policy proposals

New Federal Data Shows Tremendous Benefit of Affordable Care Act for Milwaukee County

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $40

New Federal Data Shows Tremendous Benefit of Affordable Care Act for Milwaukee County
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New Federal Data Shows Tremendous Benefit of Affordable Care Act for Milwaukee County

New local enrollment data paints detailed picture of Healthcare.gov enrollment in Milwaukee County

Public Event: Marquette University Debate Today on Upcoming BadgerCare Referendums
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Public Event: Marquette University Debate Today on Upcoming BadgerCare Referendums

Tuesday October 14th at 2:30 PM, Citizen Action of Wisconsin will participated in the only public debate scheduled on the upcoming Milwaukee County referendum on BadgerCare funding.

Latest Enrollment Numbers Prove Forcing Thousands off BadgerCare a Mistake
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Latest Enrollment Numbers Prove Forcing Thousands off BadgerCare a Mistake

The decision to force low income residents into the private market has created a new coverage gap for 38,000 in Wisconsin.

Healthcare Organizations Say “Vote YES!” on Milwaukee BadgerCare Referendum
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Healthcare Organizations Say “Vote YES!” on Milwaukee BadgerCare Referendum

15 health organizations encourage Milwaukee county residents to vote “YES” on referendum to accept federal funds for BadgerCare

Citizen Action Calls on Walker Administration to Release Critical BadgerCare Numbers
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Citizen Action Calls on Walker Administration to Release Critical BadgerCare Numbers

Despite claim by Walker Administration that the numbers of residents who had signed up for Marketplace plans after being forced off BadgerCare would be released in June, enrollment numbers are still missing.

Over 1.6 Million Wisconsinites to See Referendum on BadgerCare Funding on November Ballot
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Over 1.6 Million Wisconsinites to See Referendum on BadgerCare Funding on November Ballot

Today the Milwaukee County Board approved placing an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters whether the State of Wisconsin should accept enhanced federal funds for BadgerCare.

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Takes New Approach to Keep Youth on Healthy Path
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin Takes New Approach to Keep Youth on Healthy Path

Proven Strategies Can Improve Access to Screening, Intervention for Risky Drug and Alcohol Use By Teens

Ten Days Left for Former BadgerCare Enrollees  to Sign Up for the Marketplace
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Ten Days Left for Former BadgerCare Enrollees to Sign Up for the Marketplace

Advocates also urge Gov. Walker to accept federal Medicaid funds to expand coverage

New Data: New WEDC Job Numbers Shows Massive County Disparity in Economic Development.
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New Data: New WEDC Job Numbers Shows Massive County Disparity in Economic Development.

Many counties with high unemployment ignored by WEDC, Waukesha county largest beneficiary

Report: ACA Enrollment Before March 31st a Powerful Job Creation Tool.
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Report: ACA Enrollment Before March 31st a Powerful Job Creation Tool.

Premium tax credits inject needed revenue into local economies. 1 job created for every 30 people signed up.

Walker’s Roadblocks to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Support Unconstitutional
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Walker’s Roadblocks to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Support Unconstitutional

An important court decision late last week calls into question the constitutionality of additional burdens placed on health care enrollment navigators by the Walker Administration.

Legislators Seek to Outlaw Discrimination Against Long-Term Unemployed
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Legislators Seek to Outlaw Discrimination Against Long-Term Unemployed

At a media event Wednesday at the State Capitol, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, State Representative Mandela Barnes and State Senator Dave Hansen announced legislation banning employment discrimination against the long term unemployed.

Citizen Action Alarmed by Gov. Walker’s Support of Poverty Wage Agencies
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Citizen Action Alarmed by Gov. Walker’s Support of Poverty Wage Agencies

Governor Walker's support of less-than-minimum-wage industries reveals shocking disregard for fair pay

Health Insurance Costs 44% Less in Minnesota

Health Insurance Costs 44% Less in Minnesota

Silver tier plan under Obamacare costs $192 month in Minnesota; same coverage is $344 here.

Citizen Action Applauds Senator Baldwin’s Call to Delay Cuts to BadgerCare
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Citizen Action Applauds Senator Baldwin’s Call to Delay Cuts to BadgerCare

Citizen Action of Wisconsin applauds Senator Baldwin’s common sense proposals to assure that Wisconsin families who need health coverage do not fall between the cracks.

New Report Confirms Citizen Action Research on Wisconsin-Minnesota Health Insurance Rate Disparity
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New Report Confirms Citizen Action Research on Wisconsin-Minnesota Health Insurance Rate Disparity

St. Paul Pioneer Press and Kaiser Family Foundation Research Confirm Citizen Action’s Report

New Report Explains Why Wisconsin Health Insurance Rates Dramatically Higher than Minnesota’s
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New Report Explains Why Wisconsin Health Insurance Rates Dramatically Higher than Minnesota’s

Decisions made by Wisconsin explains massive health insurance premium disparity between MN and WI on new health insurance marketplaces

Leaders Propose Granting Federal Medicaid Funds to WI Counties, Cite Ohio Model
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Leaders Propose Granting Federal Medicaid Funds to WI Counties, Cite Ohio Model

On 48th anniversary of the start of Medicaid, county leaders point to alternative means of covering citizens

Citizens Call on Gov. Walker to Accept Billions of Federal Dollars to Strengthen BadgerCare
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Citizens Call on Gov. Walker to Accept Billions of Federal Dollars to Strengthen BadgerCare

State Sen. Dave Hansen, local residents waiting for healthcare coverage speak out.

Wisconsin Mental Health Agencies Will Lose Out on Millions if Walker Rejects Medicaid Dollars
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Wisconsin Mental Health Agencies Will Lose Out on Millions if Walker Rejects Medicaid Dollars

At a press conference Thursday morning health advocates highlighted a crisis fast approaching.