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Poor People’s Campaign Takes Medicaid Expansion Advocacy to the Halls of the Capitol
As both chambers of the state Legislature held floor sessions Wednesday, scores of Wisconsin Poor People’s Campaign activists rallied on the first floor of the state Capitol rotunda to draw attention to one of their top priorities in the state budget: expanding Medicaid, known as BadgerCare in Wisconsin.
The Future of Abortion Access Lies In the Hands of Wisconsin Voters
Less than a year ago, Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law went back into effect after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Ag Research Community Urges Congress to Avoid Farm Bill Delays
The U.S. Farm Bill is up for reauthorization, and Congress faces calls to avoid any delays so certain programs can keep helping farmers and consumers without losing momentum.
With Medicaid Renewal About to Start, State Urges Patients to Update Contact Info
Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare participants will start hearing this month from the state health department about when they will need to renew their enrollment in the health insurance program.
Assembly Lawmakers Pass School Crime Bills, Uphold Conversion Therapy
The Wisconsin Assembly passed two school crime bills and retained a rule change that restores the discredited practice of using conversion therapy to try to change LGBTQ people’s sexual orientation or gender identity during a Tuesday floor session.
Company Tests a $5K Subsidy to Help Employees Pay for Child Care
When the COVID-19 pandemic made filling job openings even tougher than it had been for years, Tina Kowalczyk decided to see what Schreiber Foods could do to help employees with child care.
WI Eyes Deicer Training to Curb Salt Pollution
Spring is almost here, but Wisconsin can’t rule out the occasional snowstorm over the next few weeks, potentially resulting in more ice-melting products being used.
Pocan Condemns GOP Bill to Bar Trans Girls, Women from Student Athletics
As Republicans in Congress advanced a bill in committee Wednesday that would block transgender student athletes from participating in girls’ or women’s sports, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) held a press conference to condemn the legislation.
Jobs Return to Pre-Pandemic Numbers, but the Workforce Is Shrinking
Wisconsin now has almost as many jobs as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago, according to the latest numbers from the state labor department, but fewer people are working or available to work than even one year ago.