Stories tagged: "medicaid"


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Not Letting It Go: National Democrats to Keep Hitting Ron Johnson on GOP Plan to Raise Taxes

Facebook ad campaign starting Thursday targets Wisconsin seniors whose out-of-pocket expenses would soar if the plan became law.

President Joe Biden speaks about inflation in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Biden Blasts the ‘Ultra-MAGA’ Republican Plan for America That Ron Johnson Supports

Biden accused Republicans of wanting to raise taxes on “teachers and firefighters,” “make working families poor,” and hold Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid hostage every five years to secure corporate tax cuts and other concessions from Democrats.

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EXCLUSIVE POLL: A Plan That Would Raise Taxes and Could End Social Security and Medicare—is Massively Unpopular

Survey shows 94% percent of likely voters have heard little or nothing about Florida Sen. Rick Scott’s proposal. But when they learn about it, 71% of voters, including 62% of Republicans, oppose what Sen. Ron Johnson described as a “positive thing.”

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Amidst All the Noise, a Health Care Presidency Is Quietly Reinforcing the Middle Class

Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have more secure, affordable health insurance coverage as Trump’s attacks are replaced by Biden’s initiatives.

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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.

Shawn Phetteplace, Midwest regional manager for Main Street Alliance. (Photo courtesy of Shawn Phetteplace)
Main Street Alliance Looks to Continue Growing as an Alternative to Big-Business Lobbies

Shawn Phetteplace, regional manager for the Main Street Alliance, lays out the organization's top priorities for next year.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
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.