Stories tagged: "healthcare"


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Amid a Report of an Imminent Overturning of Roe v. Wade, Polling Shows 66% of Americans Think the Government Shouldn’t Interfere in Reproductive Rights

If true, an 1849 Wisconsin law would go into effect, banning abortion across the state. Nearly half of Republicans also oppose interference.

Wisconsin's U.S. senators Ron Johnson, a Republican, and Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat.
Two Senators, One Budget: Baldwin Delivers Investments, Johnson Attacks Healthcare Reform

Sen. Tammy Baldwin secured more than $187 billion in federal investments for Wisconsin. Ron Johnson voted against those investments and said he wanted to take away healthcare from more than 200,000 Wisconsinites.

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Doctors Slam GOP Proposals to Add New Barriers to Medical Assistance

Wisconsinites receiving medical assistance benefits would be subject to new requirements under two new bills.

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Opinion: Healthcare Workers Are Dealing With Burnout and Trauma, We Need To Do More to Help Them

It is essential that patients, communities, and health systems advocate for policy solutions that will grow the health care workforce and expand innovative telehealth and home-based care programs, says medical director of public health for the UW Health Board of Directors.

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Family Sees Hope for In-Home Healthcare Worker Shortage in Biden Package Being Negotiated in Congress

Legislation would increase federal funding for the kind of in-home nursing and personal care workers now in short supply and desperately in need. 

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in election night event at the Chase Center in the early morning hours of November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
New Poll Finds Biden Agenda Has Strong Bipartisan Support in Wisconsin

Poll shows strong bipartisan support for taxing the super-rich to pay for new programs, expanded benefits—even if Biden himself doesn’t enjoy the same level of enthusiasm.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, center in white shirt, says that while communities like Milwaukee are national leaders in fighting healthcare disparities, they need help from federal elected officials to fully achieve their goals. (Photo courtesy of Protect Our Care)
David Crowley: Communities Need Help to Achieve Healthcare Goals

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley writes that President Biden's Build Back Better agenda is critical to helping communities like Milwaukee expand health care to the most needy.