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WCA Applauds Family Care Expansion Announcement

Posted on April 21, 2014

The Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) is applauding today’s announcement that the state’s Family Care program will be expanded to Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Shawano, Oconto, Menominee, and Marinette counties in Northeast...

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Waterman Releases First Quarter "Washington Briefs"

Posted on April 21, 2014

Waterman and Associates, WCA's federal lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., has released "Washington Briefs" for the first quarter of 2014. Read the full 2014 first quarter "Washington Briefs" here....

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WCA District Meeting Agenda Released

Posted on April 3, 2014

Each even-numbered year following the spring elections, the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) holds a series of district meetings to:•Update members on the services offered by the Wisconsin Counties Association. •Provide...

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Sign Up Today for County Officials Workshops (COWS)

Posted on April 2, 2014

Register today for a County Officials Workshops (COWS) in your area. This one-day workshop is an opportunity to learn from experts from UW-Extension's Local Government Center and Wisconsin Counties Association - experienced educators...

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Capitol Watch for 4.7.2014

Posted on March 31, 2014

Capitol Watch is a weekly update for members during the legislative session and features legislative news, bill drafts and co-sponsorship letters, recently introduced legislation and other relevant information.Read the 4.7.2014...

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WCA Commends Rep. Nygren, Sens. Darling & Fitzgerald for Passage of Bill that Expands TAD Program

Posted on February 25, 2014

With unanimous passage of Assembly Bill 668 by the State Assembly last week, the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) is commending Representative John Nygren and Senators Alberta Darling and Scott Fitzgerald for their work in...

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WCA Board Member Dennis O'Loughlin Featured in NACo's "County News"

Posted on February 20, 2014

The February 10, 2014 issue of the National Association of County's (NACo) County News highlights NACo and WCA Board Member Dennis O'Loughlin. The feature on Dane County Supervisor O'Loughlin was a part of their ongoing "Profiles...

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2014 WCA Legislative Exchange Presentations Online

Posted on February 13, 2014

The Wisconsin Counties Association held a successful 2014 WCA Legislative Exchange February 4th and 5th at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin.Close to 200 county officials gathered to discuss the important issues...

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Call to Action! Contact Legislators Today on 911 Funding Bill!

Posted on January 24, 2014

Sen. Joe Leibham, R-Sheboygan is circulating LRB-3078/1 relating to state telecommunications services and the Police and Fire Protection Fee. Please contact your state senators and representatives today requesting that they be...

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Latest "WCA eNews" Online

Posted on January 20, 2014

"WCA eNews" is the electronic newsletter of the Wisconsin Counties Association and is published regularly. Below please find the current issue of the publication. Current Issue of WCA eNews: January 20, 2014. To see archived...

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