Scott Walker’s biennial budget includes “death tax” targeting Medicaid recipients (UPDATED)

Among the little-known provisions of the biennial state budget proposed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker and rubber-stamped by Republicans in the Legislature is a provision buried in the budget that would drastically expand the state’s ability to claim dead couples’ joint property – even if the assets are protected in…

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Democrats gain a seat in State Assembly

The results of yesterday’s three special elections to fill vacant State Assembly seats are in, and with 54% of the vote, Democrat Steve Doyle defeated Republican John Lautz in the 94th Assembly district. Doyle’s win means Democrats gain a seat in the State Assembly, as the 94th district had previously…

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