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Automatic Voter Registration Bill Proposed PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 08:59

avr-press-confBill would remove unnecessary obstacles for Wisconsinites to exercise their fundamental right to vote. Joint Finance Republicans had taken AVR out of budget.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:34
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Pepin County to Lower Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Firefighter Kyle R. Hayden PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Saturday, 18 May 2019 11:59

flagDurand City Rural Fire Department volunteer to be honored on May 20, 2019


MADISON - Gov. Tony Evers today authorized Pepin County to lower the United States and the State of Wisconsin flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Firefighter Kyle R. Hayden, who was a volunteer firefighter of the Durand City Rural Fire Department and faithfully and honorably served and protected the people of Durand and the state of Wisconsin. The order is effective beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset on May 20, 2019.

firefighters“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Kyle R. Hayden, a volunteer firefighter, and valued member of his community who was just getting started in his career of service to the state of Wisconsin," Gov. Evers said. "Kathy and I are keeping the Durand City Rural Fire Department and the Durand community in our thoughts during this difficult time."

A copy of Gov. Evers’ executive order #25 can be found here.

 
Forward Wisconsin Launches Petition in Support of Medicaid Expansion PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FORWARD WISCONSIN PRESS   
Saturday, 18 May 2019 11:42

medical-transportPetition will build on the support shown in the latest Marquette Poll, in which 70% of Wisconsinites backed Medicaid expansion.

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Wisconsin Joins Lawsuit to Hold OxyContin Makers Responsible PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Friday, 17 May 2019 15:19

opioid-overdosePurdue and the Sackler Family Will Be Held Accountable for the Death and Destruction They’ve Caused Wisconsin Families

Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2019 15:37
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Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Firefighter Mitchell F. Lundgaard PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Friday, 17 May 2019 15:10

american-flag

Appleton Firefighter killed in senseless gunfire dedicated his life and career to protecting the members of his community.

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Governor Seeks Better Broadband Coverage for State PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Monday, 13 May 2019 16:06

internet-ruralGov. Evers secures advantage for Wisconsin Citizens applying for USDA’s ReConnect Program.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 08:10
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JFC Republicans Reject $1.6 Billion Investment in Wisconsin PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Joint Finance Committee Democrats   
Saturday, 11 May 2019 07:25

jfcphotoVote to remove Governor’s Medicaid expansion proposal from the budget could cost every Wisconsinite besides leaving 82,000 without healthcare.

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WDC Files Lame-duck Amicus Brief PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Democracy Campaign   
Friday, 10 May 2019 09:18

judgementNon-partisan citizen group joins League of Women Voters case challenging the legitimacy of the lame-duck session.

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Medicaid Expansion Removes Critical Financial Barriers to Treating Opioid Addiction PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Citizen Action of Wisconsin Press   
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 20:48

drug-costNew report shows anti-opioid medications cost 72-times more on average for Wisconsinites denied BadgerCare due to unaffordable private insurance copays.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:40
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Valuing Our Voices on Health PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Smith, State Senator District 31   
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:08

school-meeting-crowdSen. Smith writes about key initiatives in Gov. Evers’ budget to make our communities healthier, including Medicaid expansion, lead testing and abatement programs, and investments to the Women’s Health Block Grant.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:36
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MA Expansion Would Provide $92 Million in New Health Care Funding for Brown, Marinette and Oconto Counties PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 15:15

affordablecareactGov. Evers’ budget plan would provide new healthcare funding for Northeast Wisconsin as well as tax savings.

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