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Program provides resources for parents impacted by new welfare laws

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed nine bills into law that aim at reforming the state's welfare system. The newly signed laws are part of Walker's 'Wisconsin Works for Everyone' welfare reform plan that he first announced in La Crosse in January. 

Walker pushes health care plan ahead of state Senate vote

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker made a final push for his Health Care Stability Plan in La Crosse today. He says that if the state Senate approves the measures, it would lower insurance costs for everyone. 

Gov. Walker announces welfare eligibility reform

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is calling for a special session in order to pass several bills aimed at reforming welfare and other forms of public assistance. Increased work hour requirements, drug testing and treatment are at the center of these bills.