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.
League Virtual Roundtable
Join us for a regular call every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
Tuesday, May 11, at 12PM to 1PM
(Unless the US Treasury provides guidance on ARPA before May 11, then we will schedule a call earlier. Stay tuned to League newsletters for ARPA information.)
NEW - All Federal Legislative Resources, including the ARPA is now on the League's website here.
New 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.