Do you care about early education? The Governor's 2013-15 budget proposals cuts $35 million from Wisconsin Shares. Given the importance of early care and education AND the availability of funds from underspending in the current biennium, we think legislators should restore at least part of that money. Read more.
Children and Family Issues in the 2013-15 State Budget. Read WCCF’s budget recommendations on the issues that matter most for Wisconsin’s children and families. We also provide links to other state budget resources, such as hearing schedules and Legislative Fiscal Bureau analyses here.
Top 10 Reasons to Use the Affordable Care Act to Fill the Gap in BadgerCare. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gives Wisconsin an exciting opportunity to improve access to health care by filling a large gap in BadgerCare coverage. Here are ten of the many reasons why Wisconsin should use this option, which would make BadgerCare available to childless adults and to parents who aren’t the primary custodian of a dependent child (Revised January 10, 2013).
Check Out How Kids Are Doing in Selected Counties of Wisconsin. As part of the national 2012 KIDSCOUNT project, WCCF has created selected county Snapshots of Child Well-Being, comparing key indicators such as health insurance coverage, education rates, teen births and poverty. Check out the national 2012 KIDSCOUNT report and also see details for some selected Wisconsin counties.