Wis. Health Advocates Concerned About Task Of Enrolling 600,000 People Into Insurance Exchanges By January
Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is working aggressively to make sure people who need to sign up to a private health insurance exchange under new federal rules have the information they need on time, Wisconsin’s Medicaid director Brett Davis said Tuesday.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing abortions.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told Wisconsin Republicans at the state party convention Saturday that they must capitalize politically on the implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, offering those who become frustrated a better alternative.
With thousands — and sometimes hundreds of thousands — of spectators and entrants scattered along the route, there are limits to how much can be done to protect everyone, marathon officials, experts and runners cautioned.
A federal court has given groups suing the state broad access to computers used by the Republican-controlled Legislature to redraw political boundaries in 2011.
For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence.
Rising political stars and personal friends, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker worked quietly behind the scenes to coordinate public policy, avoid each other’s limelight and steer clear of political minefields that would haunt their campaigns, according to more than 1,000 pages of internal emails obtained by The Associated Press. But there was at least one pointed snub between them, too.
A top political strategist believes tonight’s final presidential debate will determine the outcome of next month’s election.
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders abandoned support for state Rep. Roger Rivard on Thursday after he spoke publically about advice his father gave him that “some girls rape easy.”
President Barack Obama will fire-up his Democratic base during a rally Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he’s expected to urge his supporters to vote early.