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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), changed health care delivery, financing, cost and consumer protections and the way most Americans shop for individual health insurance. 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

Wisconsin lawmakers will be voting on a bill this fall that would allow dental therapists to practice in order to reach undeserved communities. 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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Four protest events across Milwaukee Monday were aimed at urging legislators to support BadgerCare expansion in the state budget. Read more

Happening Now

Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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Alberta Darling’s political extremism is doing a disservice to the state and, specifically, her own constituents in the evolving Eighth Senate District she’s represented for more than 25 years. Read more

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Expanding BadgerCare would not only help people who can’t afford health insurance, but it would also lower the rates of private insurances. Read more

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Democrats will be building on their midterm elections success across the industrial Midwest by bringing the excitement of their party’s national convention to Milwaukee in 2020. 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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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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Wisconsin is lagging behind most states when it comes to Medicaid expansion. Read more

Black, Blue and Rainbow

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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The only way to protect life-altering government programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare from continuing reductions—and ultimate elimination—is to make sure far fewer Republicans ever achieve positions of power in government. Read more

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The countdown to the greatest day in Paul Ryan’s life has begun. If all goes as planned, by Christmas, he’ll end both Medicare and Medicaid as we have known them. Read more

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Paul Ryan has abandoned the biggest lie of his career about the urgency of reducing the nightmare of U.S. budget deficits, but his new lies about Republican tax cuts benefitting the middle class will create a brand-new American nightmare. Read more

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Sen. Ron Johnson opposes the Republican health care reform plan out of purely personal animosity to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and an attitude of cruelty toward the poorest members of the American public. Read more

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One of the most surprising Republican senators to pretend to take a stand, sort of, against the health care bill was Wisconsin’s Sen. Ron Johnson. Surprising, of course, since Johnson never bothered to do much of anything in Washington duri... Read more

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The very reasons for the wealthy Founding Fathers’ original restriction of suffrage to white, property-owning males may be the best way to respond to Donald Trump’s grossly unfair “tax reforms" that benefit the super-wealthy at the expen... Read more

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The Republicans have begun an all-out assault on Medicaid and health care for the poor. Read more

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