By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON — Bob Dylan told us, “Tomorrow is a long time.”
Legislative Democrats weren’t taking any chances Monday, sending out sky-is-falling warnings about what the Republican majority on the powerful Joint Committee on Finance had in mind for Tuesday.
Nearing the end of its budget-writing business, the committee is expected to take up [...]
SPRINGFIELD — If the federal government keeps its promise to pay 90 percent of the costs for Obamacare, Illinois will have to find $1.8 billion a year to pay for the massive Medicaid expansion now on its way to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk.
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The administration of Gov. Tom Corbett says a report on Medicaid expansion by the state’s Independent Fiscal Office improperly claims as much as $515 million as savings, revenue or underestimated costs to the state.Read More →
Lighting up may cost state employees $50 more per month, but the state’s coffers could be about $6 million richer over the next biennium, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.Read More →