4:02 pm
Sat June 15, 2013

News Rundown: Abortion Laws, Medicaid, Committee Woes

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews editor Bruce Murphy.

Each week, our news analyst Bruce Murphy brings us the top headlines of the past seven days. This week's top stories include:

  • New state abortion restrictions are passed in both houses of the legislature, with the Governor promising to sign the bill into law.
  • Will Wisconsin accept additional federal monies for Medicaid?
  • Milwaukee’s troubled Social Development Commission suffers another blow.

A new program to deal with foreclosed homes in Milwaukee is announced.

Bruce Murphy is the editor and chief columnist for the online daily,