Jon Peacock is the policy director for Kids Forward, where he has worked for nearly 20 years – doing state budget analysis, health care policy work, and tax and revenue analysis. Prior to joining Kids Forward, Jon worked as a legislative aide for the State Assembly, where he worked on the legislation creating the BadgerCare and Healthy Start programs.
The proposed expansion of BadgerCare would help thousands of uninsured, low-wage workers and yield huge savings for Wisconsin taxpayers. Despite these facts, Republican legislators once again removed it from the budget bill that was signed by Gov. Tony Evers. But, this proposal will keep coming back — because it is imperative that we help more […]