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05/13/16 - Wisconsin Public Radio - Group Calls On State To Invest In More In Wisconsin's Roads, Transportation Network05/10/16 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Court rules for disclosure of Wisconsin accident reports05/03/16 - Better Roads - Wisconsin governor announces additional funding to complete street improvement projects in the state4/28/2016 Increase in state funding announced to speed road construction04/26/16 - Wisconsin Public Radio - The First Annual Creative Economy Week in Wisconsin04/01/16 - Wisconsin Gazette - Walker signs bill banning bans on plastic bags03/31/16 - Wisconsin Public Radio - Walker Signs Bills on Hit-And-Run Prosecution, Plastic Bag Bans03/36/16 - Door County Plus - Bill Would Give Ephraim Board Final Say Over Alcohol Licensing03/13/16 - GazetteXtra - Dark Stores argument allows big businesses to skimp on property taxes03/10/16 - WISBusiness.com - GOP bill would prohibit bans on plastic bags 03/01/16- Senate Committee Votes To Protect Wisconsin's Plastic Bags 02/23/16 - Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & Letters - Wisconsin Local Governments Taking the Lead in Sustainability02/23/16 - Water Online - Wisconsin Lawmakers May Ease Utility Privatization 02/20/16 - WiscNews - Water Privatization bill probably can't be revived, GOP leader says02/18/16 - Janesville Gazette - Road tax bill dies in state Assembly02/17/16 - The Courier Life News - Senate vote on drinking water privatization bill scrapped02/16/16 - Madison.com - Cities Yank Support from water privatization bill2/10/16 - WSAU - Wisconsin Rapids mayor appointed to League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board01/29/16 - Journal Sentinel - Concerns Raised about bill allowing purchase of municipal water systems 01/20/16 - Lodi Enterprise - Solving the road problem 1/15/16 - Wisconsin State Journal - State GOP lawmakers revise bill on historic preservation, tenant-landlord rights 201512/30/2015 - Wisconsin State Journal -Bill Allowing counties to raise half-cent sales tax for transportation has bipartisan support12/15/15 Chris Rickert: Legislative Republicans dive into complicated deportation debate12/11/15 City officials, property owners clash on Wisconsin landlord-tenant legislation12/10/15 Sponsors intend to revise controversial bill12/10/15 Landlord-tenant bill draws concerns from city officials throughout Wisconsin 12/10/15 Proposed state legislation would devastate historic preservation, critics say 12/08/15 POMMER COLUMN: Drivers shoulder blame for state's bad roads 11/19/15 Manitowoc mayor prominent in Urban Alliance11/02/15 Matt Pommer: Funding dilemma plagues road construction, upkeep10/23/15 Sturgeon Bay Council member's interests debated10/14/15 City leaves state insurance fund10/09/15 Racine Mayor Holds Office Hours on BUS 09/29/15 Right-to-work 2.0: Lawmaker wants to reform occupational licensing in Wisconsin09/19/15 Wisconsin Supreme Court considers open records case09/18/15 Traffic-Accident Redactions Hit High Court09/13/15 With options dwindling, more cities, counties turn to wheel tax (paywall protected)09/03/15 No place to go for meeting procedure complaints09/01/15 It Seems to Me: It’s time we focus on people Jerry Deschane Econ. 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Op-Ed08/25/15 Police chief’s photo wins League award08/15/15 Smaller governments finding it harder to raise cash due to tax caps08/05/15 Our Views: State should fill gap in law related to lions, other exotic animals (Paywall protected) 08/02/15 Legislator proposes banning exotic animals as Milwaukee officials hunt for urban lion07/26/15 Report finds 46% of area roads in poor condition07/09/15 Governor should use his veto pen on state budget07/08/15 Budget provision: Maine could absorb Brokaw06/29/15 Room tax changes afoot in state budget bill06/18/15 Room Tax Changes Inserted in Budget06/17/15 Appleton aldermen may change from mayor to city manager06/16/15 Advocates defend Wisconsin family medical leave law06/03/15-Employers push for changes to FMLA law in state budget 05/27/15 State recycling program cuts to stay05/22/15 Marshfield could raise hotel-room tax rates05/21/15 - Madison.com - League of Wisconsin Municipalities' Curt Witynski: Don't Let hotel industry grab room tax cash05/15/15 Green Bay city council wouldn't be first for personal conduct policy 05/12/15 Legislators introduce proposal to fund local roads05/05/15 Local governments, lawmakers protest proposed cuts to Wisconsin recycling grant program05/05/15 Uber, Lyft service users should be cautious04/25/15 Wisconsin roads third-worst in nation, study finds04/22/15 WEDA, League of Wisconsin Municipalities sign agreement04/21/15 Sheboygan council opposes personal property tax repeal04/15/15 City resolution opposing personal property tax repeal moves forward 04/01/15 Hillsboro leaders enter into ‘Partnership for Prosperity’03/30/15- Gazette Extra-E-cigarette popularity lights up state Capitol fight03/25/15 Homeowners would take hit from GOP business tax cut03/25/15 Property tax cuts on business equipment could decrease funds for local government03/21/15 Jerry Deschane: High court ought to clarify law on driver records 03/18/15 Jerry Deschane: Sunshine Week offers time for clarity03/12/15-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-League of Wisconsin Municipalities leery of Walker's residency idea03/10/15- Wausau Daily Herald-City endorses Walker goal for counties to assess values03/06/15- Racine Journal Times - Local Officials oppose shifting assessment duties to county03/02/15-Wisconsin Public Radio-New State Budget Could Halt Insurance Coverage for Cities and Schools02/28/15 - Wisconsin State Journal - Scott Walker proposes shutting down state insurance coverage for cities, schools, others02/12/15 - Gannett - State pension debts grow despite 'obvious' fix02/12/15 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Budget proposal shifts assessments to county level02/04/15 - WisconsinEye- Newsmakers: Budget Reaction with Jerry Deschane of League of Wisconsin Municipalities02/04/15 - Racine Journal Times - League: State budget would keep local government funding flat02/04/15- WiscNews - Counties not cities, would conduct assessments under budget plan02/04/15- Wisconsin State Journal - Counties, not cities, would conduct assessments under budget plan02/01/15 - Racine Journal Times - Municipal officials 'nervous' about state budget01/26/15- Connect Verona- Verona Participates in Regional Partnership Forum01/23/15 - Lodi Enterprise - City of Lodi Endorses Partnership Toward Economic Prosperity01/26/15 - Connect Verona - Verona participates in regional partnership forum01/20/15 - Lake Country Now - Local governments should have policies on credit-card use01/15/15 - DeForest Times-Tribune - Large turnout for local forum01/15/15 - Agri-View - Who controls frac sand mining?01/14/15 - Lodi Enterprise - Potholes in transportation funding?01/09-15 - Twin Cities Pioneer Press - Wisconsin city loses half of council members, no quorum01/06/15 - GazetteXtra- Wisconsin and its pothole problems2014 12/29/14 - HTR News - 'Partnership' meeting set for Jan. 512/11/14 - HTR News - Opinion: New revenue needed to fix our rotten roads12/10/14 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Diversify transportation funding, local government groups urge12/10/14 - WXOW - Madison lobbyists asking for local involvement11/20/14 - Lake Geneva News - In county, Fontana unique in plowing private roads11/17/14 - WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio - DOT Secretary Proposes New Taxes, Fees to Pay for Roads11/11/14 - Post-Crescent Media - Government must restore credibility with public08/06/14-League of Wisconsin Municipalities backs Milwaukee over residency6/18/14 - La Crosse Tribune - State, local municipalities need to be partners6/16/14 - Wispolitics - Deschane aims for creative ideas to help local governments advance roads, jobs5/24/14 - Stevens Point Journal - Area Cities Seek State Aid to Cope with Costs of Brutal Winter5/19/14 - Price County Review - Wisconsin Communities Looks for More Road Repair Funding5/19/14 - WTAQ - State Considers Emergency Aid for Pothole Repair5/16/14 - Channel 3000 - Wi. cities: Potholes busting our budgets3/26/14 - Cap Times - Since taking over the state Legislature, Republicans have moved to restrict local control3/21/14 - Journal Sentinel - No need to censor municipal tickets, Wisconsin judge rules3/3/14 Miami Herald (AP) - Wisconsin Committees Consider New Mine Bill2/25/14 Northwood River News - Local issues highlighted during lobbying day in Madison2/21/14 Lodi Enterprise - Mayor Fisk joins other municipal officials for a day of lobbying in Madison1/14/14 Baraboo News Republic - Council Considers Home Rule Resolution1/10/14 Wisconsin State Journal: Dan Thompson: Cooperation to help build the economy1/9/14 Cap Times: Dan Thompson: Historic building tax credit will boost state's economy