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Jerry Deschane

Jerry Deschane, executive director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Governor Evers and Wisconsin Local Officials in Calling for Additional Federal Resources for the State and Local Communities to Combat COVID-19
December 6 deadline for $75 million local government transportation grants
Press Release

December 6 deadline for $75 million local government transportation grants

The $75 million program will pay up to 90 percent of total eligible costs for a range of transportation projects.

WisDOT announces criteria for $75 million local government grant program
Press Release

WisDOT announces criteria for $75 million local government grant program

“The objective of this program is to provide local officials the flexibility and funding they need to address the transportation projects that are most needed in their communities,” Governor Tony Evers said.

State Home Construction Lags Behind Economy

State Home Construction Lags Behind Economy

Study says new home construction trails rate of inflation, stalling growth in property taxes.

The State of Politics: Can Any ”Dark Store” Reform Get Passed?
The State of Politics

Can Any ”Dark Store” Reform Get Passed?

Evers wants full reform but big lobbying groups oppose it. Lawmakers seek compromise.

Can We Build Smarter Cities?

Can We Build Smarter Cities?

Experts discuss how the “smart city” movement could change cities in Wisconsin.

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.

The State of Politics: Clash Over Assessments, Property Tax Brewing
The State of Politics

Clash Over Assessments, Property Tax Brewing

“Dark store” loophole, levy limits and revenue options are looming issues at the Capitol.

Close Dark Store Loophole, Campaign Urges

Close Dark Store Loophole, Campaign Urges

County, municipal representatives say loophole shifts property taxes from big box stores to homeowners.

The State of Politics: Growing Concern Over Dark Store Loophole
The State of Politics

Growing Concern Over Dark Store Loophole

Shift of property taxes from retail stores to homeowners worries many Republicans.

The State of Politics: Will Court Ruling Help Rich Homeowners?
The State of Politics

Will Court Ruling Help Rich Homeowners?

Supreme says homeowners can refuse home inspection with no penalty.