Health Care for All

Healthcare is a basic human right.

I support sweeping healthcare that’s affordable and enables individuals plus families to thrive. I was a direct beneficiary of social security when my father was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and could no longer work as a unionized public bus driver. We need to take healthcare off the table as a barrier to individual and community dreams in an effort to build a new economy in Wisconsin. Therefore, I will fight to make sure:

  • Preventive wellness is a cultural norm.
  • No one has to choose between putting food on the table and treating an illness.
  • Advocating that mental health is just as important as physical health.
  • Substance abuse of all kinds, from alcohol, opioids, and heroin is treated and funded as a public health issue.

When elected Lt. Governor I will: 

  • Work directly with the Governor to accept the Medicaid expansion dollars to ensure more families like mine benefit from this critical program.
  • Expanding BadgerCare via my Culture of Entrepreneurship Initiative to ensure that BadgerCare is available to any Wisconsinite that wishes to enroll in the program.
  • Ultimately I will lead Wisconsin’s march to single payer as it will be the key enabler for our state to build a new economy.
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