It’s a week-and-a-half since the election, and the nation’s attention has turned to our economic fortunes. A standoff continues over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” though there is likewise increasing talk of a so-called “grand bargain” to head it off.
In Wisconsin, many are looking both to today’s formal announcement by the governor over health insurance exchanges, but also further ahead to the next proposed biennial budget.
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.