Milwaukee County officials are pushing state policymakers for more funding, arguing that the county is boosting state coffers while having to cut services.Read More
Category: Mental Health
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, clashed Wednesday with the head of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection over funding designated for farmers’ mental health.
A Milwaukee County supervisor representing West Allis said Tuesday he opposes the current plan for a behavioral health hospital proposed by Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services.
The state’s budget-writing committee approved money Tuesday to provide mental health assistance to farmers and their families, but added a requirement that the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection submit a request to the committee for the funds.