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The State of Politics: Wheel Tax Now Ranges from $85 to $253
The State of Politics

Wheel Tax Now Ranges from $85 to $253

As cities and counties add vehicle registration fees, your cost depends on where you live.

Examining the Dark-Store Loophole

Examining the Dark-Store Loophole

Loophole lets big box stores lower their taxes while effectively raising taxes for residents.

Transportation: Evers Touts $75 Million Local Grants Fund
Transportation

Evers Touts $75 Million Local Grants Fund

Competitive grants for local transportation replace state roads fund, includes mass transit.

Governor Evers Announces Transportation Stakeholder Task Force
Press Release

Governor Evers Announces Transportation Stakeholder Task Force

Together, this group will discuss the state’s critical transportation issues and seek solutions to these challenges.

Cities Changing Sex Offender Residency Rules

Cities Changing Sex Offender Residency Rules

Milwaukee, Brookfield, West Allis, others expanding areas where offenders can live.

The State of Politics: Republican Bill Limits Wheel Tax
The State of Politics

Republican Bill Limits Wheel Tax

Local wheel taxes increased 73% in 2017; bill requires referendum approval.

Fighting the “Dark Store Loophole”

Fighting the “Dark Store Loophole”

Big box stores like Walgreens and Menards claim tax loophole. Cities oppose it.

Back in the News: 8 Problems With Privatizing Water Utilities
Back in the News

8 Problems With Privatizing Water Utilities

Media has now jumped on the issue, adding more info on why proposed bill is a mistake.

Murphy’s Law: Will Bill Privatize Water Utilities?
Murphy’s Law

Will Bill Privatize Water Utilities?

Proposed law opens door to companies like Aqua America running local water utilities.

The State of Politics: E-Cigarettes Lights Up Capitol Fight
The State of Politics

E-Cigarettes Lights Up Capitol Fight

Should they be taxed like cigarettes, banned from restaurants/bars or protected from local regulations?

Plenty of Horne: Marquette Likely to Get Its Own Police Force
Plenty of Horne

Marquette Likely to Get Its Own Police Force

Bill would give MU police the power to arrest on and off campus, and pursue criminals anywhere in the state.

Murphy’s Law: The Decline of Local Control
Murphy’s Law

The Decline of Local Control

Republicans favor local control. So why are they passing so many laws ending it?