League in the News

  1. Whitewater Common Council again elects Singer as president

    Also Tuesday, the council approved resolutions “expressing support for” several issues under consideration for the state’s biennium budget. Copies of the resolutions will be sent to ... Read on...
  2. School, city elected officials mostly from East Side

    "That's the beauty of local control," Witynski [Deputy Executive Director, the League] said. "Communities can design their forms of government and how they elect people and what they think is best for their community." Additional Info...
  3. Manitowoc Art Forward: Museums making a difference throughout Wisconsin

    The event, organized by Arts Wisconsin, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and Wisconsin Federation of Museums, will be celebrating the contributions museums make to our state. Additional Info...
  4. Village Board denies Walgreen’s excessive assessment claim

    According to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, attorneys for big box stores use the dark store loophole to argue... Read on...
  5. No liquor license issued for Fox Lake Dollar General store

    The Fox Lake City Council decided the city has enough liquor stores when it rejected an application from the new Dollar General store to sell booze beyond the beer it has already been approved for. Additional Info...
  6. City of Clintonville offers full-time employees paid parental leave

    A new policy in the updated personnel manual approved by Clintonville City Council at its March meeting puts the focus on growing families. Additional Info...
  7. Civics Is Name Of The Game In New Wisconsin Competition

    Former Madison Councilwoman Concerned About Participation In Government Created Wisconsin Civics Games Additional Info...
  8. Local officials say county pressuring communities to take on roads — and their cost

    “Brown, Eau Claire, Milwaukee, Waukesha and Racine counties do not require jurisdictional transfers,” said Jerry Deschane, executive director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, which lobbies on behalf of the state’s cities and villages. Additional Info...
  9. High court upholds big property tax break for Lake Country home owner

    "We opposed the law for the exact reasons the Town of Delafield was struggling with here," Witynski said. "Maybe this will put the spotlight back on the issue and force the Legislature to re-examine it." Read on...
  10. Can We Build Smarter Cities?

    “When it come to smart cities, you can define it pretty much any way you want to,” said Jerry Deschane, who is executive director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, ... Additional Info...
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