2019- 2020 Capitol Buzz

December 1, 2020 - 2021 Municipal Services Program Payments Report Released
November 30, 2020 - Report Estimates Modest State Revenue Increases
November 11, 2020 - Legislative Leaders Selected for 2021-2022 Session
November 4, 2020 #2 - Routes to Recovery COVID Deadline Extended
November 4, 2020 - State Republicans Retain Strong Majorities in Both Houses
November 2, 2020 - Last Chance to Claim or Transfer Routes to Recovery Dollars
October 23, 2020 - WEC Memo Offers Guidance on Maintaining Polling Place Security
October 16, 2020 - Routes to Recovery Last Submission Period; $100 million unclaimed
October 8, 2020 - Appeals Ct Stays Extension for Receiving Absentee Ballots
October 6, 2020 - PSC Requiring Utilities to File COVID 19 Related Reports in October
September 28, 2020 - Changes to Routes to Recovery Program
September 22, 2020 - Clarity Restored on Using CARES Act Dollars for Police Payroll Expenses
September 15, 2020 - 2021 Shared Revenue Estimates Announced
September 10, 2020 - Evers and Legislature Propose Police Accountability Bills and a Task Force
September 4, 2020 - New FAQ on Use of CARES Act Funding Causes Confusion (Corrected Link)
August 31, 2020 - State Tax Revenues Exceed Budget Projections
August 14, 2020 - Equalized Values and Estimated 2021 Personal Property Aid Payments 
August 12, 2020 - Video Service Fee Form Deadline -- August 17
July 31, 2020 - NLC Hosting Federal Aid Stakeholder Call on Monday
July 30, 2020 - Statewide Mask Mandate; Shared Revenue Not Affected by Recent Agency Cuts
July 13, 2020 - Sup. Ct. Invalidates Veto Changing $90 Million Supplemental LRIP Funding in State Budget
July 7, 2020 - DOT Urges Quick Action on Local Permits Necessary to Obtain Aggregate for Road Projects
July 1, 2020 - 2021 WRS Contribution Rates Stay the Same for Most Part
June 19, 2020 - Routes to Recovery Program Guidance Published
June 9, 2020 - Inform Congress about how COVID-19 has Impacted your Budget
May 27, 2020 - $190 million CARES Act dollars available to cities, villages, towns and counties
May 13, 2020 - More financial assistance to become available for lead pipe replacement
April 29, 2020 - Wisconsin DOA Secretary Outlines Steps to Offset Revenue Losses
April 23, 2020 - Federal Guidance Released on CARES Act Funding for State and Local Governments
April 17, 2020 - FAQs on Interest Waivers for Late Property Tax Payments
April 15, 2020 - Governor Signs COVID-19 Legislative Package into Law
April 14, 2020 - Assembly Passes COVID-19 Legislative Package
March 4, 2020 - Multimodal Local Supplemental Program Grants Announced
February 13, 2020 - Updates on Municipal Bills
January 6, 2020 - No Public Hearing on TIF Bill this Thursday
October 31, 2019 - Expenditure Restraint Budget Limit Numbers Posted
September 16, 2019 - Public Hearing Wednesday on 3 Bills Recommended by Dark Store Study Committee
August 15, 2019 - Final Equalized Value and Net New Construction Numbers Posted
August 8, 2019 - Additional Guidance - Filing Cable Franchise Fee Available
August 7, 2019 - Form for Filing Cable Franchise Fee Available 
August 1, 2019 - Preliminary Equalized Values Available
July 3, 2019 - Governor Signs Budget After Making Partial Vetoes
June 26, 2019 - Legislature Passes State Budget
June 6, 2019 - JFC Adopts Transportation Plan
May 2, 2019 - JFC Chairs Strip Levy Limits and Dark Store from Budget
February 28, 2019 - Evers’ Budget Proposal Good for Municipalities