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Feb 10, 2021

Evers renewing call for Medicaid expansion opposed by GOP

Gov. Tony Evers will try again to expand Medicaid coverage in Wisconsin, announcing Wednesday that his state budget proposal will also have more than $150 million in other health initiatives, including bolstering student mental health support, addressing the opioid crisis and increasing telehealth accessibility.

Mar 27, 2013

Health overhaul will raise costs

A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Oct 22, 2010

TV stations are campaign’s big winners

By Matt Pommer The clear winners in this Wisconsin election year are television stations. Candidate and ghost organizations have poured money into TV spots in the races for the governor’s […]

Aug 20, 2010

Health care debate offers market medicine

By Matt Pommer “The miracles of modern medicine are simply outrunning the public’s ability to pay for them.” Almost a quarter-century has passed since then-Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm made that […]

Jun 4, 2010

Entitlements are tough political targets

By Matt Pommer Ron Johnson, the Oshkosh businessman and likely Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat, says he is running to end America‘s “culture of entitlement.” Johnson will have […]

Apr 30, 2010

Health debate still alive and kicking

By Matt Pommer “Turn in your Medicare cards here.” The sign was hoisted on the edge of the anti-government Tea Party rally on the Capitol Square in Madison last month. […]

Apr 23, 2010

State lags with vehicle insurance law

By Matt Pommer Are you angry about the future requirement that everyone have health insurance? How about the fact that Wisconsin is about to require residents to carry liability insurance […]

Mar 19, 2010

Time to schedule a Tea Party

By Matt Pommer It’s time for Tea Party folks in Wisconsin to mobilize if they really want to curb government taxation and spending. Scores of Wisconsin school districts are asking […]

Feb 19, 2010

Ryan offers health care alternatives

By Matt Pommer Congressman Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, is promoting an economic road map that would dramatically affect those younger than 55. It includes major changes in Medicare and Social Security, […]

Feb 12, 2010

Health care costs won’t go away

By Matt Pommer An estimated 1.1 million Wisconsin residents now get their health needs met through Medicaid, the state-federal program for the poor. Enrollment growth has averaged 9.7 percent annually […]

Feb 1, 2010

Obama: Deficits needed to boost jobs

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — President Barack Obama unveiled a multitrillion-dollar spending plan Monday, pledging an intensified effort to combat high unemployment and asking Congress to quickly […]

Oct 14, 2009

Nursing home market leaves little to build

Sean Ryan [email protected] The 1970s-era, brown-speckled floor tiles at the Park Manor nursing home do not need close inspection to see they are worn and need to be replaced, said […]


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