The League is committed to helping Wisconsin’s cities and villages do their job. That includes helping you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is where you’ll find answers to questions that you and other municipal officials have been asking.
American Rescue Plan Act
NEW - All Federal Legislative Resources, including ARPA is now on the League's website here.
COBRA Subsidy Requirements Under the American Rescue Plan Act
One of the unexpected provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is a requirement that employers provide fully funded COBRA premiums for six months between April 1 and September 30, 2021. This subsidy requirement applies to all employer-sponsored plans covered by state and/or federal health insurance continuation laws. Read more...
The National League of Cities (NLC) is working with the Department of the Treasury to address the details and provide guidance to municipalities, but NLC needs your help. Please provide NLC with any questions or suggestions that you have about ARP's direct payments to local governments by using the NLC online form.