Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Calls for Special Session - State and Federal Communications

May 20, 2021  •  

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Calls for Special Session

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #116 today calling for a special session of the Legislature to begin at noon on Tuesday, May 25 to consider the expansion of BadgerCare, the Wisconsin Medicaid system, and invest the $1 billion in cost savings realized under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into Wisconsin’s economic recovery and more than 50 projects and economic development initiatives across the state.

Wisconsin would be the 37th state to approve Medicaid expansion and become eligible for the additional federal funding.

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