Members and Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Finance previewed Tuesday's budget vote on health care priorities, human services and broadband. Democratic member Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) highlighted that Wisconsin will be out $2.3 billion for K-12 education with 90,000 Wisconsinites continuing to be uninsured if Republicans don't take Medicaid Expansion. In contrast, co-chair Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam) highlighted the Republicans' plan to invest nearly $100 million in nursing homes, $45 million in family care/direct care, $40 million over the biennium in Wisconsin hospitals, 40 percent increase in dental reimbursement, and investments in other health-related areas without taking Medicaid Expansion.
Watch the programs:
-JFC Democrats Preview: https://wiseye.org/2021/06/15/news-conference-jfc-democrats-preview-budget-votes-5/
-JFC Co-Chairs Preview: https://wiseye.org/2021/06/15/news-conference-jfc-co-chairs-preview-budget-votes-6/
-JFC Section 13.10 Meeting & Executive Session: https://wiseye.org/2021/06/15/joint-committee-on-finance-130/
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