Seniors Category Archive

  • Brian Hagedorn’s Decisions Put Corporate Profits Before Protecting Kids and Seniors

    Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn put corporate profits before protecting seniors from abuse and kids from lead poisoning.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2019
  • Walker Budget Included Expanding Wisconsin’s Estate Recovery Program for Medicaid

    The 2013-15 budget included provisions greatly expanding Wisconsin’s estate recovery program, allowing the state to recover Medicaid expenses from a deceased recipient’s estate or from the surviving spouse’s estate. The changes go...

    2013 Assembly Bill 40, 01/01/2013
  • Weakened Nursing Home Regulations

    On November 16, 2011, Walker signed a bill into law that weakens regulations of nursing homes, prohibiting “dual enforcement” of federal and state requirements and give nursing homes more time to pay...

    2011 WI Act 70, 11/16/2011
  • Walker Voted for State Prescription Drug Plan for Seniors Denying Any Help to Those Making As Little As $15,500 a Year

    Walker voted for Assembly Bill 815, a state prescription drug benefit for seniors making less than 185% of the federal poverty line, at the time approximately $15,000 for a single person. (Assembly...

    1999 AB 815, 03/07/2000