Erin Toner

News Reporter

Erin Toner is a reporter for WUWM. Erin was WUWM's All Things Considered local host from 2006 to 2010. She began her public radio career in 1999 at WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to joining WUWM in 2006, Toner spent five years at WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan.

During her career, Toner has served as a mentor for NPR's Next Generation Radio project, trained and mentored college students and taught a news reporting course at Michigan State University. She holds a degree in journalism from Michigan State University.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Co-Sleeping Deaths Persist in Milwaukee

The city of Milwaukee released this ad in July 2012 to combat co-sleeping deaths

Police in Milwaukee are investigating yet another possible co-sleeping death, possibly the city's 16th this year.

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Politics & Government
4:44 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Lawmakers Spar Over Medicaid Reform Delay

Wisconsin Capitol

The Legislature’s budget committee has voted to delay Medicaid changes in Wisconsin for three months.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Walker Requests Delay for His Own Medicaid Reforms

The group, Wisconsin Jobs Now, recently held an event to help people enroll in insurance plans on the online exchange.

Wisconsin lawmakers will convene in a special session Monday to consider putting state Medicaid reform on a three-month delay.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue November 26, 2013

As Thanksgiving Nears, Milwaukee Advocates Call For Higher Minimum Wage

State lawmakers hand out turkeys and side dishes Monday to raise awareness of hunger during the holidays and call for an increase in the minimum wage in Wisconsin.
Credit Erin Toner

Advocates for the working poor in Milwaukee are using the Thanksgiving holiday to call for higher wages for low-skilled workers.

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Shots - Health News
1:56 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Wisconsin Chooses Its Own Path To Overhaul Medicaid

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in March.
Pete Marovich Getty Images

Originally published on Tue November 19, 2013 11:28 am

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is one of 25 Republican governors who are rejecting the health law's expansion of Medicaid. But Wisconsin's own Medicaid program, known as BadgerCare, is more generous than that of many states, and now Walker wants to transfer many people out of BadgerCare and into the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.

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