For Immediate Release
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Contact: Brad Bainum, [email protected]
 

Vukmir and Nicholson Back Deep Social Security and Medicare Cuts


MADISON -- Make no mistake: underneath all of the coded language, Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson support Paul Ryan and Washington Republicans’ plans for cuts to Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid, which provide essential benefits and health care coverage to Wisconsin kids, retirees, and nursing home residents.

Kevin Nicholson has received more than $8 million in support from Illinois billionaire Dick Uihlein, whose agenda includes privatizing Social Security and eliminating health care programs that Wisconsin families rely on. And the reason that Vukmir received Speaker Paul Ryan’s endorsement last month is because she agrees with Nicholson, Ryan, and Uihlein when it comes to gutting the social safety net.

Here’s how Vukmir and Nicholson’s plans for deep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid would impact Wisconsin families: