Friday, October 20th, 2017

This week at the MacIver Institute I took note how the medical malpractice fund has stabilized under Governor Scott Walker. The fund actually showed a negative balance under Governor Jim Doyle after he raided it in 2007. According to a recent report by the Legislative Audit Bureau, “The Fund’s financial position also has been significantly […]

In a 5-2 decision this morning, the Wisconsin Supreme Court dealt the state budget a $200 million blow by declaring the raid on the medical malpractice fund unconstitutional. Reaction from the MacIver Institute: The ruling, which Capitol observers say is a stunning rebuke of the Doyle Administration’s budgeting practices, reversed a lower court ruling and […]