PPI In the News

Advocates to Scott Walker: Exchange delays could leave people losing BadgerCare uninsured
November 8, 2013 | David Wahlberg | The Wisconsin State Journal

The Community Advocates Public Policy Insitute, along with five other advocacy groups and organizations, sent a letter to Governor Walker warning him about the potential consequences of exchange delays.

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Is Gov. Scott Walker embracing Obamacare?
June 14, 2013 | Dave Umhoefer | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

This article refers to PPI's David Riemer's op-ed in the Journal Sentinel asserting that Walker and GOP legislators are taking actions to put Obamacare in place.

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Gov. Scott Walker embraces Obamacare
June 11, 2013 | David Riemer | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

PPI's David Riemer explains how Gov. Scott Walker has supported Obamacare while it may have seemed otherwise, and details the flaws of his approach to implementing Obamacare in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin ranks 44th in job creation
April 1, 2013 | Polo Rocha | The Badger Herald

PPI's Mike Bare advocates for the creation of trasitional jobs and expanding the safety net to best help the unemployed.

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Employers may be forced to pay more taxes
March 20, 2013 | Polo Rocha | The Badger Herald

PPI's Mike Bare reaches out to Governor Walker and his administration about the rise of costs to employers that would result from Medicaid not being expanded.

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Not expanding Medicaid could cost $36 million dollars
March 18, 2013 | Jason Stein | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

PPI's David Riemer weighs in on the potential for employers to face a steep tax increase if Medicaid is not expanded.

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Walker's Medicaid gamble: Shrinking BadgerCare would cost Wisconsin in the long run
February 21, 2013 | Joe Tarr | Isthmus

PPI's David Riemer explains the various options for Governor Walker in choosing whether or not to expand Medicaid in the state.

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Gov.'s plan to cost state
February 8, 2013 | Polo Rocha | The Badger Herald

PPI's Mike Bare comments on the Governor's decision to decline the expansion of Medicaid that would have been funded by the federal government.

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State could save money by not expanding Medicaid program
January 26, 2013 | Guy Boulton | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

PPI's David Riemer explains how costs for businesses may rise dramatically if Medicaid is not expanded.

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Decision looms on state Medicaid expansion
January 26, 2013 | Guy Boulton | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

PPI's David Riemer urges Governor Walker to expand Medicaid and expand coverage for thousands of Wisconsinites while saving the state money.

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