Governor Walker http://wxpr.org en Gov. Walker Signs Youth Apprenticeship Bill In Rhinelander http://wxpr.org/post/gov-walker-signs-youth-apprenticeship-bill-rhinelander <p>Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill in Rhinelander that he says will help employers get more skilled workers to companies. Youth Apprenticeship integrates high school-based and work-based learning to instruct students in skills defined by Wisconsin industries. It works with local school districts and the area technical colleges.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:33:09 +0000 Ken Krall 12150 at http://wxpr.org Gov. Walker Signs Youth Apprenticeship Bill In Rhinelander Group Still Hoping For Walker Medicaid Reversal http://wxpr.org/post/group-still-hoping-walker-medicaid-reversal <P>20 counties, including Oneida and Lincoln, have asked Governor Walker to allow them to access Medicaid money from the federal government to offset local health care expenses.</P> <P>Earlier this year, Governor Walker notified the Obama Administration he would not be taking money for Wisconsin's version called BadgerCare from the Affordable Health Care Act to offset those costs.</P> <P>The counties asked Governor Walker to allow them to get the funds through the state in another method. In Oneida county, the board of supervisors felt local costs could go up without the additional funds. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:14:14 +0000 Ken Krall 5986 at http://wxpr.org Group Still Hoping For Walker Medicaid Reversal