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Category GraphicHome
 3/31/2014 11:33 AM N/A
Category GraphicLWM Opinion Editorials
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Category GraphicPress Releases
 7/30/2015 12:19 PM N/A
Category GraphicLWM in the News
 7/30/2015 12:19 PM N/A
Category GraphicUrban Alliance
 7/31/2015 11:28 AM N/A
Category GraphicLegal Articles
 11/15/2016 11:34 AM N/A
Category GraphicLeague Legislative Communications
 1/27/2017 6:31 AM N/A
Category GraphicDark Store Loop Hole
 2/15/2017 1:26 PM N/A
Category GraphicWalgreens Decision
 2/27/2017 7:43 AM N/A
Category GraphicRental Inspection News
 3/23/2017 8:17 AM N/A
Category GraphicLevy Limits
 6/5/2018 4:58 PM N/A
Item GraphicBig-Box Stores Battle Local Governments Over Property Taxes
 1/27/2017 9:08 AM N/A
Item GraphicShould Lowe's 'dark store' strategy in Texas concern D-FW taxpayers?
 1/27/2017 9:09 AM N/A
Item Graphic'Dark stores' argument allows big businesses to skimp on property taxes
 1/27/2017 9:09 AM N/A
Item GraphicLowe's lawsuits could start chain reaction; loss of state revenue 'unconscionable'
 1/27/2017 9:09 AM N/A
Item GraphicWest Bend asks governor, legislators to close tax loopholes
 1/27/2017 9:07 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark store theory: The move big box retailers are making that could cost you big bucks
 1/27/2017 9:07 AM N/A
Item GraphicBrookfield sends message to combat big retail loopholes
 1/27/2017 9:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicHow Big-Box Retailers Weaponize Old Stores
 1/27/2017 9:24 AM N/A
Item GraphicCities brood over 'dark store' tax lawsuits
 1/27/2017 1:52 PM N/A
Item GraphicRetailers file successful legal challenges to tax assessment
 1/27/2017 10:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicPanel sides against Lowe’s in Bexar County ‘dark store’ property value dispute
 1/27/2017 10:50 AM N/A
Item GraphicRetailers seek tax cuts with 'dark store' theory
 1/27/2017 10:50 AM N/A
Item GraphicBoxed In
 1/27/2017 10:39 AM N/A
Item Graphic‘Dark store’ loophole gains foothold
 1/27/2017 2:02 PM N/A
Item GraphicSocial Host Ordinances Should be Reviewed
 3/7/2017 10:35 AM N/A
Item GraphicDealing with Common Winter Issues
 3/7/2017 11:01 AM N/A
Item GraphicWhen must body provide notice under open meeting law that its members are attending other meetings?
 3/7/2017 12:27 PM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin Park Boards: Roles, Responsibilities & Rulemaking
 3/8/2017 1:16 PM N/A
Item GraphicAB 70
 6/5/2017 9:15 AM N/A
Item GraphicSB 48
 6/5/2017 9:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicRetailers' tax dodge shifts burden to homeowners
 3/20/2017 8:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicRetailers' tax dodge shifts burden to homeowners
 3/20/2017 8:20 AM N/A
Item GraphicBig box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities
 3/20/2017 9:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicBig box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities
 3/20/2017 9:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicBest practices program for Madison landlords on its way to City Council
 3/23/2017 8:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicStates Challenge Retailers on Dark Store Loophole for Tax Assessments
 3/24/2017 9:42 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin lawmakers target adults who host underage drinkers
 3/28/2017 10:48 AM N/A
Item GraphicWHEDA and League of Wisconsin Municipalities launch new partnership
 3/30/2017 12:13 PM N/A
Item GraphicTransportation Shakeup Leaves Local Governments Wondering What's Next
 4/11/2017 8:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicSB 94
 4/17/2017 11:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicGroups soliciting nominations
 4/17/2017 11:11 AM N/A
Item GraphicSenator Howard Marklein's letter regarding phosphorus
 4/18/2017 1:31 PM N/A
Item GraphicWalgreens loses tax lawsuit that could have cost Kentucky schools millions
 4/21/2017 9:26 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin business lobby fights funding plan to remove lead from drinking water
 4/25/2017 8:02 AM N/A
Item GraphicHealth Alliance Brings Together Statewide Partners
 4/26/2017 2:57 PM N/A
Item GraphicGOP bills target 'dark store' big-box tax strategy based on Madison court ruling
 5/4/2017 9:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicGOP bills target 'dark store' big-box tax strategy based on Madison court ruling
 5/4/2017 9:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicGOP bills target 'dark store' big-box tax strategy based on Madison court ruling
 5/4/2017 10:00 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin lawmakers look to close ‘dark store’ loophole
 5/4/2017 10:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin lawmakers look to close ‘dark store’ loophole
 5/4/2017 10:05 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin lawmakers look to close ‘dark store’ loophole
 5/4/2017 10:07 AM N/A
Item GraphicGOP Lawmakers Unveil Bills Targeting Big Box Stores
 5/4/2017 2:08 PM N/A
Item GraphicGOP Lawmakers Unveil Bills Targeting Big Box Stores
 5/4/2017 2:10 PM N/A
Item GraphicCelebrate Creative Economy Week Throughout Wisconsin, May 13-20
 5/9/2017 2:30 PM N/A
Item GraphicState's Business Lobby Blocking Efforts to Remove Lead from Water
 5/9/2017 3:08 PM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin Expected to Tackle Dark Store Controvery
 5/11/2017 12:17 PM N/A
Item GraphicAlderman Johnson Represents Milwaukee at Local Government Day
 5/16/2017 2:12 PM N/A
Item GraphicBills to Stop Big Retailers from Reducing their Property Tax Wins Wide Support
 5/18/2017 8:18 AM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipal Authority Over Real Property Inspections and Registrations Recently Limited
 5/22/2017 2:12 PM N/A
Item GraphicParliamentary Procedure for Local Officials
 5/22/2017 2:56 PM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Testimony on AB 348, establishing a uniform process for small cell antennas in rights-of-way
 5/16/2018 2:50 PM N/A
Item GraphicThe League and WCA's Joint Testimony on AB 277/SB 218 Repealing personal property tax.
 5/16/2018 2:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicCity to state: Hurry up on 'dark store' legislation
 6/22/2017 9:12 AM N/A
Item GraphicHow Big Box Stores Shift Their Property Taxes Onto Homeowners
 6/28/2017 2:04 PM N/A
Item GraphicHow Big Box Stores Shift Their Property Taxes Onto Homeowners
 6/28/2017 2:07 PM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin Supreme Court Rules for Open Meetings Advocates
 6/30/2017 8:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin State Lawmakers Fight Back Against Dark Store Loophole
 7/3/2017 3:22 PM N/A
Item GraphicEphraim Trustees Embattled Over Sidewalks, Pedestrian Safety
 7/6/2017 11:16 AM N/A
Item GraphicSun Prairie's Astrella featured on League TV show
 7/11/2017 12:42 PM N/A
Item GraphicWill Court Ruling Help Rich Homeowners?
 7/18/2017 11:45 AM N/A
Item GraphicStates Forced to Address ‘Dark Store’ Valuation Theory
 7/21/2017 8:49 AM N/A
Item GraphicReilly supports bills against 'dark store' tax assessments
 7/21/2017 8:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin GOP moves to relax property regulations
 7/21/2017 9:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicArts award nominees sought
 7/25/2017 8:36 AM N/A
Item GraphicGuest column: ‘Dark store’ loophole must be closed
 8/21/2017 8:38 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Governments Could Have Less Discretion When Issuing Some Permits
 8/21/2017 9:27 AM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipalities, Roads Feeling Effects of Budget Squeeze
 8/21/2017 9:30 AM N/A
Item GraphicBaraboo joins tax fight against retailers
 8/25/2017 12:02 PM N/A
Item GraphicBaraboo joins tax fight against retailers
 8/29/2017 8:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicLawmakers want to close ‘dark-store’ tax loophole
 9/14/2017 11:11 AM N/A
Item GraphicGov. Scott Walker vetoes quarry regulation restriction, says policy deserves full debate
 9/21/2017 9:45 AM N/A
Item GraphicNW Passage's Elliott to receive arts award
 9/25/2017 8:34 AM N/A
Item GraphicAppleton named 48th best city to live in
 10/30/2017 9:19 AM N/A
Item GraphicCouncil to examine duties of mayor
 10/30/2017 9:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicStatement on Michigan Supreme Court Striking Down Dark Store Tax Avoidance Strategy
 10/30/2017 12:51 PM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin Senate To Vote On Bill To Remove Lead Water Pipes
 10/31/2017 10:54 AM N/A
Item GraphicNoise survey circulated to Beaver Dam police, taverns and council members
 11/13/2017 11:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicBig box, Small tax bill
 11/27/2017 9:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicMeijer tax appeal costs Merrillville $2.3M
 12/11/2017 8:32 AM N/A
Item GraphicIn stagnant Wisconsin communities, rising public service costs could be problematic
 12/11/2017 8:44 AM N/A
Item GraphicEau Claire lawsuit over development subsidies takes on statewide impact, draws in Milwaukee, Foxconn
 12/11/2017 8:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicState GOP lawmakers seek to limit municipal powers
 12/13/2017 8:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicVillage Board reschedules vote on Foxconn bills
 12/13/2017 8:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Day: 19 mayors speak out against tax loophole that allows some big box retailers to pay l
 12/13/2017 9:00 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Day: 19 mayors speak out against tax loophole that allows some big box retailers to pay l
 12/13/2017 9:02 AM N/A
Item GraphicIn Ashwaubenon, cities and villages demand legislature close dark-stores loophole
 12/13/2017 9:38 AM N/A
Item GraphicIn Ashwaubenon, cities and villages demand legislature close dark-stores loophole
 12/13/2017 9:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicA Recent Court Ruling Shines New Light on the Dark Store Appraisal Theory
 12/14/2017 9:08 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity leaders gather in Ashwaubenon for "Dark Store Day"
 12/13/2017 11:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity leaders gather in Ashwaubenon for "dark store day"
 12/13/2017 11:43 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Day Shines Light on Corporate Loophole
 12/13/2017 11:45 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Day Shines Light on Corporate Loophole
 12/13/2017 11:47 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocal leaders discuss big box tax implications
 12/13/2017 11:51 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin 'dark store' cases threaten to hike your property taxes
 12/15/2017 9:33 AM N/A
Item GraphicMayor Fights for Fairness
 12/15/2017 9:36 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin 'dark store' cases threaten to hike your property taxes
 12/15/2017 9:44 AM N/A
Item GraphicSenate committee hears testimony on GOP bills that would change tenant-landlord relationship, limit
 12/15/2017 9:47 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords
 12/15/2017 9:50 AM N/A
Item GraphicRepublican Lawmakers favor Municipal Power Restriction
 12/15/2017 9:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark store 'loophole' could be on the way out in Wisconsin
 12/15/2017 10:01 AM N/A
Item GraphicColumbus wants Dark Store loophole closed
 12/15/2017 10:05 AM N/A
Item GraphicTop 10: State law signed on eminent domain proceedings
 1/2/2018 9:41 AM N/A
Item GraphicPortage Historic Preservation panel faces participation challenges
 1/8/2018 9:06 AM N/A
Item GraphicWisconsin Mulls Limiting Pro-Worker Local Ordinances
 1/11/2018 8:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicLegislation to Allow Municipal Officials to Serve as Election Officials Passes State Assembley
 1/17/2018 9:09 AM N/A
Item GraphicDomestic abuse advocates concerned bill favors landlord rights over those of tenants
 1/24/2018 11:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicSauk City begins wheel tax discussions
 2/6/2018 9:25 AM N/A
Item GraphicGreen Bay Looks to Hire Someone to Address Rat Problem
 2/6/2018 9:29 AM N/A
Item GraphicClose the Dark Stores Tax Loophole
 2/12/2018 11:00 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity takes on 'dark store' tax strategy
 2/19/2018 9:12 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity takes on 'dark store' tax strategy
 2/19/2018 9:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicWalMart Wants Tax Refund Due to "Dark Store Theory"
 2/22/2018 9:02 AM N/A
Item GraphicWalMart Wants Tax Refund Due to "Dark Store Theory"
 2/22/2018 9:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicIs a Last-Minute Bill to Help Developers that’s Being Jammed through the Legislature Going to Create
 2/22/2018 9:09 AM N/A
Item GraphicCompromise on how to tax large retailers falls apart in wee hours of Assembly finale
 2/26/2018 10:28 AM N/A
Item GraphicWalters: Push to expand Abele’s powers dies
 2/26/2018 10:32 AM N/A
Item GraphicCouncil denies excessive tax claims
 2/26/2018 10:54 AM N/A
Item GraphicPublic Records Law Application to Individual Local Officials
 2/27/2018 11:01 AM N/A
Item GraphicLegislature Curtails Municipal Conditional Use Permit Authority
 2/27/2018 1:59 PM N/A
Item GraphicAn Overview of Municipal Library Board
 2/27/2018 2:01 PM N/A
Item GraphicAgenda Control and Presiding Officers
 3/1/2018 2:18 PM N/A
Item GraphicItems in the State Budget Affecting Municipalities
 3/1/2018 2:27 PM N/A
Item GraphicWhen is a Street a Street?
 3/1/2018 2:26 PM N/A
Item GraphicIs Your Website Accessible to People with Disabilities?
 3/1/2018 2:32 PM N/A
Item GraphicWhen are Committees "Governmental Bodies" Under the Open Meeting Law?
 3/1/2018 2:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipal Case Law Update (Part 2)
 3/1/2018 2:55 PM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Supreme Court Decides Wisconsin Takings Case
 3/2/2018 9:11 AM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipal Case Law Update (Part 1)
 3/2/2018 9:16 AM N/A
Item GraphicCourt Rejects Substantial Zoning and Planning Law Changes
 3/2/2018 9:22 AM N/A
Item GraphicHomeowner's tax assessment will drop $800000 after court deems backyard trees agriculture
 3/8/2018 11:38 AM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipal Regulation of "Click and Collect" Alcohol Sales
 3/14/2018 9:25 AM N/A
Item GraphicBill would save municipalities money
 3/16/2018 9:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicOutagamie county sets referendum on dark store tax loopholes
 4/2/2018 8:24 AM N/A
Item GraphicDemocratic legislators committed to closing ‘dark store loophole’
 4/6/2018 8:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicDemocratic legislators committed to closing ‘dark store loophole’
 4/6/2018 8:48 AM N/A
Item GraphicGrowing Concern Over Dark Store Loophole
 4/25/2018 1:38 PM N/A
Item GraphicGrowing Concern Over Dark Store Loophole
 4/25/2018 1:40 PM N/A
Item GraphicLoss of Local Control a Hot Topic at Meeting
 5/11/2018 8:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicBaraboo graces cover of statewide magazine
 5/14/2018 11:48 AM N/A
Item GraphicA Growing Arts Economy Highlights Creative Economy Week
 5/18/2018 8:35 AM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Executive Director Jerry Deschane's Statement on MI Supreme Court Striking Down Dark Store
 5/18/2018 12:54 PM N/A
Item GraphicLevies, assessments and equalized value: Unraveling the property tax knot in Wisconsin
 6/5/2018 5:02 PM N/A
Item GraphicCollecting Room Taxes from Airbnb and other Short-term Rentals
 6/28/2018 10:22 AM N/A
Item GraphicBoard of Review
 6/28/2018 10:26 AM N/A
Item GraphicThe Latest Landlords Legislation--A Description of Act 317
 6/29/2018 9:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicAct 243 Constrains Municipal Development Authority
 6/29/2018 9:48 AM N/A
Item GraphicThiesfeldt Recognized by League of Wisconsin Municipalities
 6/29/2018 11:39 AM N/A
Item GraphicManaging the Risks of Tax Increment Financing
 6/29/2018 1:04 PM N/A
Item GraphicSpecial Assessments--A Common Way to Recover Costs of Public Improvements
 6/29/2018 1:06 PM N/A
Item GraphicDetermining the Residency of Municipal Officers
 6/29/2018 1:08 PM N/A
Item GraphicWith bills blocked, get familiar with 'dark store' referendum
 7/9/2018 12:54 PM N/A
Item GraphicPleasant Prairie approves agreement for hotel development
 7/10/2018 12:24 PM N/A
Item GraphicReport sketches positive portrait of Wisconsin's 'creative' industry
 7/10/2018 12:31 PM N/A
Item GraphicState law change affects Lac La Belle
 7/10/2018 12:38 PM N/A
Item GraphicRegional Arts Activity Highlighted at Rural Arts Forum
 7/10/2018 12:45 PM N/A
Item GraphicOur Views: Times to End Disparity in Act 10
 7/10/2018 12:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicArts Wisconsin seeks nominations for 2018 Arts in the Community Awards
 7/11/2018 9:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicSturgeon Bay Wal-Mart gets reassessed in dark store case
 7/23/2018 8:50 AM N/A
Item GraphicSturgeon Bay Wal-Mart gets reassessed in dark store case
 7/23/2018 11:16 AM N/A
Item GraphicDary: Investment in the arts boosts state's economy
 7/30/2018 9:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicRemoval of Officers: Governing Body Procedures and the Recall Procedure
 8/3/2018 2:55 PM N/A
Item GraphicCity may aid dark store lobbying efforts
 8/6/2018 8:36 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity Manager Mark Freitag, Janesville, Dark Store Op-Ed
 8/9/2018 9:16 AM N/A
Item GraphicRoundy's sues Shorewood over 'excessive' Metro Market assessment
 8/9/2018 9:20 AM N/A
Item GraphicRoundy's sues Shorewood over 'excessive' Metro Market assessment
 8/9/2018 9:24 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Loophole: Walmart and Menards Take Action Against City to Lower Assessed Value
 8/10/2018 2:40 PM N/A
Item GraphicJanesville Residents Could See Higher Tax Bill due to Dark Store Law Suites
 8/10/2018 2:44 PM N/A
Item GraphicMarshfield may join Dark Store fight
 8/14/2018 10:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicDevelopment in cities, villages hit $5.6 billion in 2016, report shows
 8/14/2018 1:40 PM N/A
Item GraphicWest Allis voters loudly demand Legislators close the so-called dark store loophole
 8/15/2018 8:51 AM N/A
Item GraphicLasse: Dark store Theory is a con
 8/16/2018 9:27 AM N/A
Item Graphic10 new lawsuits protest Eau Claire tax bills
 8/17/2018 10:35 AM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Reform Important to All of Us
 8/17/2018 11:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicCity, Walmart settle value dispute--for now
 8/24/2018 8:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicShifting the Tax Burden
 8/27/2018 8:26 AM N/A
Item Graphic'Dark store' appeals on the rise in Wisconsin
 8/28/2018 2:17 PM N/A
Item GraphicAre “Dark Store” Property Tax Challenges on the Rise?
 8/28/2018 2:28 PM N/A
Item GraphicDark Store Legislative Authors Discuss Impact
 8/30/2018 9:14 AM N/A
Item GraphicNew Sauk County Attorney has been 'effective advocate' for local governments
 9/4/2018 11:53 AM N/A
Item Graphic#JustFixItWI - Pack the Room to Make the Point!
 9/11/2018 8:45 AM N/A
Item GraphicGroups make pitch for and against 'dark stores'
 9/21/2018 12:51 PM N/A
Item GraphicMunicipalities, businesses butting heads over “dark stores”
 9/12/2018 5:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicWalmart sues city over tax funds
 9/21/2018 12:53 PM N/A
Item GraphicLa Crosse area officials: Dark store loophole unfair to homeowners
 9/21/2018 12:55 PM N/A
Item GraphicLa Crosse area officials: Dark store loophole unfair to homeowners
 9/21/2018 12:57 PM N/A
Item GraphicWalmart sues city over tax funds
 9/21/2018 12:59 PM N/A
Item GraphicWelcome Maria Davis, League Assistant Legal Counsel
 9/25/2018 1:51 PM N/A
Item GraphicFCC Order on 5G Wireless Network Construction Concerns Some Wisconsin Cities
 10/2/2018 8:07 AM N/A
Item GraphicPanel wants property assessment loopholes closed
 10/7/2018 4:27 PM N/A
Item GraphicBurlington to consider joining dark store tax battle
 10/7/2018 4:31 PM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Leaders Demand Big Store Tax Reform
 10/10/2018 6:31 PM N/A
Item Graphic‘It’s not right:’ Elected officials urge candidates for governor to close tax loopholes
 10/10/2018 6:41 PM N/A
Item GraphicA Cautionary Tale...
 10/15/2018 1:45 PM N/A
Item GraphicMany voters to see referendums on so-called 'dark store loophole'
 10/18/2018 3:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicVIDEO: Local officials push to close dark store loopholes
 10/18/2018 3:22 PM N/A
Item GraphicFive things to know about the 'dark store' referendum on midterm ballots
 10/18/2018 3:24 PM N/A
Item GraphicEDITORIAL: It’s time to pay attention to the dark store loophole
 10/18/2018 4:08 PM N/A