dental http://wxpr.org en Wisconsin's Low-Income Kids Lack Dental Care http://wxpr.org/post/wisconsins-low-income-kids-lack-dental-care <p>Wisconsin has a problem with low-income access to dental care. &nbsp;</p><p>That’s according to a new study from the Pew Charitable Trust. &nbsp;&nbsp;It finds the state ranks second worst in the nation for the number of low-income kids receiving dental care.&nbsp; Jane Koppelman is Research Director with the Pew Children’s Dental Campaign.</p><blockquote><p>“In 2011 almost 72 percent of kids on Medicaid in Wisconsin – that’s nearly three quarters of the child Medicaid population – did not receive any dental care in 2011.&nbsp; Not even a routine exam.”</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:31:06 +0000 Natalie Jablonski & Ken Krall 4205 at http://wxpr.org Wisconsin's Low-Income Kids Lack Dental Care NATC Budget Passes With No Levy Increase http://wxpr.org/post/natc-budget-passes-no-levy-increase <P>The Nicolet College Board of Trustees has passed a budget for next year that keeps the total tax levy the same as last year.</P> <P>The local levy stays the same at $20.8 million.</P> <P>College President Libby Burmaster says they were able to cut one and a half positions from the staff and hold the levy. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:36:23 +0000 Ken Krall 3564 at http://wxpr.org NATC Budget Passes With No Levy Increase