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WI scales back Medicaid shortfall by $300M

Journal Sentinel, January 4, 2012
In a bit of good news for Wisconsin's strained budget, Gov. Scott Walker's administration is scaling back by more than $300 million the two-year shortfall projected for state health programs for the poor. But a state health department spokeswoman said that to ensure the state health programs remain affordable, the Walker administration will still seek to proceed with a half-billion dollars in proposed cuts affecting tens of thousands of recipients.