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Counties scheme to get Medicaid funds; Walker likens himself to FDR with sweeping reforms; plus 9 more state stories


Twenty Wisconsin counties are trying a new approach to get extra federal Medicaid funds under the Affordable Care Act.

La Crosse County is among those trying to tip-toe around Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal to accept additional Medicaid dollars statewide for recipients of programs like Badger-Care.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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