Stories tagged: "medicaid expansion"


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.

Sen. Baldwin Has A Three-Part Plan To Help Struggling Wisconsinites. Here's What's In It.
Republicans Won’t Expand BadgerCare. Baldwin Wants to Do It for Them.

Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.

Wisconsin assembly chamber
Republicans Did What They Said They Would Do on BadgerCare: Nothing

Only a handful of GOP lawmakers showed up to gavel in and gavel out a special session called by Gov. Evers.

The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘Look What We’ve Missed’: Advocates Angered by Republican State Budget Cuts

The party-line vote by Republicans on the state’s budget-writing committee leaves obvious holes, some Wisconsinites say.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
GOP Lawmakers Take an Axe to Evers’ Proposals on BadgerCare, Tenant Protections, Legal Pot, Minimum Wage

Republicans begin detailed work on a new state budget by announcing they’ll also kill the governor’s standards for clean water.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes during an online interview from his Capitol office.
Lt. Gov. Barnes: Wisconsin Losing Out on Billions Over GOP Refusal to Strengthen BadgerCare

Business owners and workers say high health insurance costs hinder success, expanding Medicaid offers a lifeline.

Vice Presidential Debate
UPDATED: Pence Defends His Coronavirus Record, Wisconsin Follows with 3,000 New Cases for the First Time

Harris says Medicaid expansion needed to cover all the new pre-existing conditions. VP opposes even though he did the same as governor.