State Biennial Budget

League Applauds JFC for Continuing to Invest in Municipal Streets and Stewardship (PDF) June 11, 2021

Joint Finance Committee State Budget Comment Website. Use the state budget comment template prepared by League staff.

Advocacy by League Members

State Budget Hearing Testimony (PDF) April 9, 2021 - Cameron Clapper, City Manager, Whitewater
State Budget Hearing Testimony (PDF) April 9, 2021 - Tom Barrett, Mayor, Milwaukee
Letter to the Joint Finance Committee (PDF) April 12, 2021 - Audrey Fredrick, Administrator, Niagara
Letter to the Joint Finance Committee (PDF) April 5, 2021 - Linda Kutchenriter, City Administrator/Treasurer, Omro
Rhinelander Seeks a Strong State and Local Partnership (PDF) April 16, 2021 - Zach Vruwink, City Administrator, Rhinelander
Shoring Up Shared Revenues JFC Testimony (PDF) April 21, 2021 - Katie Rosenberg, Mayor, Wausau
Letter to the Joint Finance Committee (PDF) April 21, 2021 - Cavalier Johnson, Common Council President, Milwaukee
State Aid Impacts (PDF) April 2021 - Erik Brooks, Mayor, South Milwaukee
Letter to the Joint Finance Committee (PDF) - Gary R. Dekker, Village President, Waldo
Successful Advocacy with Legislators (PDF) April 2021 - Mark Freitag, City Manager, Janesville
Mary Kay Baum Calls for Increasing State Aid (Video) - Mary Kay Baum, Trustee, Ridgeway
Fort seeks strong partnership with state to fund critical services April 27, 2021
Red Blue Mayors Joint Op-Ed on State Partnership May 7, 2021 - Brookfield Mayor Steven Ponto & Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway

Advocacy Resources

Shared Revenue

Shared Revenue: Helping Fund Police and Other Services (PDF), by Curt Witynski, Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, March 2021 The Municipality

American Rescue Plan Act and State Aid Programs for Local Governments  To the Wisconsin Legislature with the Wisconsin Counties & Wisconsin Towns Association

Shared Revenue Take Action Plan
Sample Resolution
Sample Media Release

Shared Revenue Decline Chart from 2001

Transportation and Infrastructure Stories

Transportation Tell Your Story

Communities Keep Up with Aging Infrastructure (PDF) by Debby Jackson, Executive Director, Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin, March 2021 The Municipality
Fort Atkinson Supporting Local Businesses and Economy with Aid of One-Time Funds "About Time" Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin March 2021

General Advocacy Resources

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