https://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/healthcare2-s5.jpgWith repeal efforts in Washington on hold for now, the biggest immediate threat to affordable health coverage may be sabotage by the Trump Administration, Congress, and states like Wisconsin.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/paul-ryan-sad-s5.jpgWhile Congress did not repeal the Affordable Care Act, problems remain. Sen. Vinehout writes about options states could take to address some of these issues and provide affordable health insurance for people.
https://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/walker-claims-victory-s5.jpgGovernor Scott Walker talks a lot about jobs, but the real record does not back up his rhetoric.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/clean-drinking-water-s5.jpgMissed reports, staff reductions, and a lack of enforcement actions call into question the DNR's Wastewater Permitting and Enforcement efforts as 350 industrial and 650 municipal permittees and about 250 large farms, mostly CAFO dairies, add to potential problems.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/schoolyard-greenfield-s5.jpgLegislative Fiscal Bureau memo shows General Aid siphoned off by voucher operators. Governor’s budget would give from $7,757 to $8,403 per student to voucher schools by 2018, while public students would receive an average of $6,703.