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Relief, applause greets Supreme Court ruling that leaves ACA intact Advocates...

Wisconsin officials and health care activists welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), keeping in place the...

Advocates: Health budget helps elderly, nursing homes, but others fall short...

The state’s health care budget for the next two years has more money for nursing homes, more pay for some home caregivers and additional...

New Delta coronavirus strain surfaces, heightening importance of COVID vaccine

The newest coronavirus variant has surfaced in Wisconsin, and the state will begin tracking its presence in case counts, health officials reported Wednesday. The finding...

American Jobs Plan: Making a difference for caregivers

Caregivers and health care workers are in crisis. To be real about it, that was true long before the pandemic struck. Now, more than...

State’s high court blocks local public health school closure orders

Local public health departments lack the authority to close schools in order to prevent the spread of a contagious disease, the Wisconsin Supreme Court...

Ex-govs collaborate on a COVID-19 shot publicity booster

They never ran head-to-head, but Jim Doyle and Scott Walker see eye-to-eye on one subject. The two former governors — Democrat Doyle and Republican...

Protecting abortion care if Roe falls Federal bill designed to combat...

Nancy Northup has seen lots of attacks on abortion on both the state and federal level. She is president and CEO of the Center...

Marijuana — and Democrats’ ability to even talk about it — voted...

Rep. Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) offered Republicans on the budget committee what he described as a compromise on cannabis on Wednesday. But before he could...

Meriter service workers rally to demand more pandemic time off

Three months after nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter hospital in Madison negotiated a new union contract with extra time off tied to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

How purple Pennsylvania did what Wisconsin has not — expand Medicaid...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf told Gov. Tony Evers that he is shocked by the extremes Wisconsin Republicans are going to in their efforts to...
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