Rather than a budget that reflects shared Wisconsin values, Gov. Scott Walker's proposed 2013-15 state budget makes many wrong choices, supporting special interests rather than Wisconsin's needs. Some of the poorest choices reflected in the budget are discussed below.
? The budget rejects $4.4 billion from the federal government to expand BadgerCare, insuring up to 175,000 Wisconsin citizens, eliminating waiting lists for coverage and creating 10,500 Wisconsin jobs.
The governor's plan costs $100 million more in the next budget, insures fewer people, and raises taxes on ...