Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that Wisconsin will not create its own health insurance exchange, as part of the federal Affordable Care Act. Walker says he will leave the responsibility to the federal government.
Update: Gov. Walker announces that Wisconsin will not create its own health insurance exchange.
Gov. Scott Walker has until Friday Nov. 16 to announce whether Wisconsin will create its own health care exchange under the Affordable Care Act. If the state refuses, the federal government will create Wisconsin's exchange.
Not all, that many years ago, organic farming might have elicited the rolling of eyes. Today, the practice of growing products without chemicals seems common. However, a related approach remains relatively unknown.
Called biodynamics, it involves the use of harvested plants and remains of dead animals. Advocates kicked off a five-day North American conference in Madison on Wednesday.
WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence set out to learn more about the farming practice that dates back to the turn of the last century.
She begins at a dandelion harvesting event outside of Elkhorn.
You many find a few descriptions “unsavory.”
Petra Duffner knew nothing about biodynamics – until 1991.
That was the year she took a break from college in her native Germany and landed on this farm in southeastern Wisconsin.
While Wisconsin remains among the states yet to take formal steps toward creating a health care exchange, Chris Murray, a lecturer at Marquette University's Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, describes opposition to the Affordable Care Act as waning.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews John and Carole Barrowman.
Have you ever looked at a painting in an art gallery and wished you could become part of the world the artist created? Certainly, it’d be nice to spend some time in Claude Monet’s world, and it would be an adventure to make your way through an M.C. Esher drawing.
Although the U.S. Supreme Court upheld it this year, the fate of the president’s health care overhaul was uncertain until the election. Governors, such as Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, put off implementing portions of the Affordable Care Act until after the vote, hoping the law would fall, if the president did. However, despite Obama’s victory last week, Gov. Walker has not yet made public his plans for meeting a key demand of the law. As WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl reports, interested parties are waiting, as a deadline approaches.
This afternoon in Waukesha, members of SC Waukesha will play an exhibition soccer game at Saratoga Park. That wouldn't normally be enough to attract a lot of attention outside the friends and family members of the players themselves. But this match will look a lot different than the dozens of other soccer games played around southeast Wisconsin on any given afternoon.