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Affordable Care Act

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Medicare for All can be a different concept based upon political leanings and plan details. Specific differences emerge as you peel back the layers of the competing proposals. Read more

Navigating Health Care & Insurance

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After nearly a decade, despite taking a beating through litigation, repeal efforts and executive branch hostility, the ACA remains the law of the land—but for how much longer? Read more

Navigating Health Care & Insurance

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The Shepherd Express begins a five-week series entitled “Navigating the Health Care-Health Insurance Maze” with the issue of Thursday, Oct. 3. Here’s what to expect. Read more

Navigating Health Care & Insurance

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The good news for Democrats is that, after some squabbling, the candidates did present some positive ideas to restore competent national leadership. Read more

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It’s time to clear away the clutter of so many candidates with almost no support and give those with the most popular and financial backing more opportunities to present their messages. Read more

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The Shepherd Express speaks to Rep. Evan Goyke about the ongoing debate within state government concerning the Wisconsin budget. Read more

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Impeachment was always a longshot. We’re the only ones who can save our country, and we have to do it the old-fashioned way. Read more

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Expanding BadgerCare could guarantee more affordable healthcare coverage to tens of thousands of people. Read more

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Republican scare tactics about socialism aren’t nearly as scary as what capitalism is doing to a whole lot of Americans these days, including young people entering the job market. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele don’t agree on much, but they agree that the county needs financial help from the state. Read more

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If you have a Republican state representative or state senator, contact them, and ask them why they oppose Medicaid expansion and why they continue to ignore the will of Wisconsin voters. Read more

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It had to be one of the strangest surrenders in a hostage negotiation ever broadcast nationwide on live television, but then Donald Trump is one of the strangest presidents this nation has ever had. Read more

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Drugrehab’s Amy Keller spreads awareness and helps provide the resources to help people suffering from addiction—especially those in the LGBTQ community. Read more

Off the Cuff

Wisconsin’s recently ousted Republican governor and attorney general, Scott Walker and Brad Schimel, finally have something to celebrate. Read more

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Wisconsinites pay more than they should for health care. With the election of Gov. Tony Evers, Kevin Kane of Citizen Action of Wisconsin explains how that can change for the better. Read more

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Long before Donald Trump demeaned the presidency of the United States by telling lie after lie, Gov. Scott Walker was working on his own Pinocchio nose. Read more

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Think you know all there is to know about Sen. Tammy Baldwin? Think again. She delves deep into her story in a recent Shepherd Express interview. Read more

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Despite being a nurse, U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has consistently defended the interests of insurance companies rather than the interests of Wisconsinites. Read more

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There’s an effective, permanent way to protect health care for everyone in Wisconsin with pre-existing conditions: vote both Scott Walker and Brad Schimel out of office. Read more

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Given the literal life-and-death importance of the issue, it is vitally important that voters know where candidates stand on pre-existing condition discrimination. Read more

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