Trump’s Obamacare actions fuel uncertainty in Wisconsin


Recent actions by President Trump have Obamacare supporters worried about future access to affordable coverage for thousands of Wisconsinites. Signing an executive order to end subsidies that help low-income consumers afford coverage, Trump’s move came just after the state announced individual plans through could see a 36 percent hike in premiums next year. > Wisconsin Radio Network

Pro-Trump states, including Wisconsin, will be hurt most by his action on healthcare


President Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. > Wisconsin Gazette

Proposal: Wisconsin can save itself from Trump’s healthcare ‘sabotage’ by expanding BadgerCare


As Trump made drastic changes to the national health care system Thursday, the liberal advocacy group Citizen Action of Wisconsin said rate increases for Wisconsinites are “entirely avoidable if the state would adopt common sense reforms,” and pushed for the state to expand BadgerCare to all Wisconsin residents. > Cap Times

Ryan: Claim that GOP tax overhaul favors wealthy is ‘class warfare rhetoric’


House Speaker Paul Ryan pressed for a Republican tax overhaul in Madison on Monday, arguing it would jolt the national economy and aid wealthy and middle-class taxpayers alike. Faced with the critique that the plan is tilted to favor the wealthy, Ryan brushed it aside as “class warfare rhetoric”. > Wisconsin State Journal

Walker’s offensive lip service to ‘hardworking’ Wisconsinites


In Walker’s thesaurus the description “hard workers” is nothing more than a synonym for Republicans and others who agree with him. His Act 10, for instance, has saved “hardworking” Wisconsin families billions of dollars, but those who lost pay and benefits as a result obviously aren’t the hard workers among us. > Cap Times

Walker administration moves closer to drug testing food stamp recipients


Wisconsin has taken another step toward implementing drug testing for able-bodied, childless food stamp recipients., with the state Department of Health Services announcing Friday that it has submitted its plans to Gov. Walker’s office to create the new policy. > Wisconsin Public Radio