League in the News

  1. City takes on 'dark store' tax strategy

    MENOMONIE — The City Council may take action Monday on a resolution that would ask the state Legislature to act on ending “dark store” strategies in the city and state. As defined by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, “dark store theory” is . . . . Ben Rueter Leader-Telegram
  2. Ballot is crowded as seven make bid for mayoral seat in Kaukauna

    A newspaper editor, a school board member, a small business owner, three aldermen and a citizen feuding with City Hall all walked into the local union hall on Monday night. All came in with the same goal: to convince voters they're the best candidate. . . Madeleine Behr , USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin
  3. Parks panel votes to borrow $25K for Hodag Park project

    In a show of good faith, the city of Rhinelander parks, buildings and grounds committee voted Monday to earmark a $25,000 chunk of the city's next capital borrowing budget for improvements at Hodag Park. The funds would be combined with money raised . . . Jamie Taylor, River News Reporter
  4. Green Bay Looks to Hire Someone to Address Rat Problem

    Workers with the City of Green Bay are hearing a lot of complaints about rats on the west side of town. Another hire is needed to address the growing rodent problem, says Bill Paape, the city's neighborhood development manager. . . . Patty Murray, Wisconsin Public Radio
  5. Sauk City begins wheel tax discussions

    Communities across Wisconsin have been struggling to fund much needed infrastructure repair as state lawmakers allocate less and less of the state budget for roads, according to the state DOT. This has led many small communities to . . . . Autumn Luedke, Sauk City Eagle
  6. Domestic abuse advocates concerned bill favors landlord rights over those of tenants

    As a new landlord-tenant bill aimed at decreasing costs for landlords makes its way through the Wisconsin Legislature, advocates for domestic abuse victims are concerned with many of the bill’s provisions. Haley Cleghorn, The Badger Herald
  7. Legislation to Allow Municipal Officials to Serve as Election Officials Passes State Assembley

    Today, the State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 85, authored by Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison), Representative Ed Brooks (R- Reedsburg), and Senator Janet Bewley (D-Ashland), to allow municipal officials to serve as election officials. State Rep. Lisa Subeck Urban Milwaukee
  8. Wisconsin Mulls Limiting Pro-Worker Local Ordinances

    Business and labor clashed Wednesday over a Republican bill that would prevent local governments in Wisconsin from enacting a variety of ordinances pertaining to employment matters, including limits on working hours, overtime, benefits, and . . . Scott Bauer, Beloit Daily News
  9. Portage Historic Preservation panel faces participation challenges

    Erin Foley says she’s history. Doug Klapper, chairman of the city of Portage’s Historic Preservation Commission, says he’ll believe it when he sees a resignation letter from Foley, who says she’s been on the commission since 2008. Lyn Jerde, Portage Daily Register
  10. Top 10: State law signed on eminent domain proceedings

    It’s been a long fight for Bay City resident David Meixner, and he is tired. But he refuses to give up in the battle to save what he says is his land from eminent domain proceedings. Sarah Nigbor, Pierce County Herald
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