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2016 WCA Legislative Exchange Presentations Now Online

Posted on February 5, 2016

The WCA Legislative Exchange was held February 2-3, 2016 in Madison. See presentations from the 2016 WCA Legislative Exchange here. To see the agenda, as well as hear a podcast from WCA Executive Director Mark D. O'Connell on...

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WCA Capitol Watch for 2.1.2016

Posted on January 25, 2016

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 2.1.2016...

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Latest WCA eNews Online

Posted on November 23, 2015

"WCA eNews" is the electronic newsletter of the Wisconsin Counties Association and is published regularly. View the November 23, 2015 issue here. To see archived issues, click here.If you'd like to receive "WCA eNews" in your...

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Close to 100 "WCA County Ambassadors" Meeting with Legislators in Madison

Posted on November 4, 2015

Close to 100 county officials were in Madison on Wednesday, November 4 as a part of the Wisconsin Counties Association’s (WCA) County Ambassador Program (CAP). The full-day event included a briefing on key county issues,...

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La Crosse County's Jane Klekamp Named 2015 "Friend in County Government"

Posted on October 14, 2015

La Crosse County’s Jane Klekamp has been named as the 2015 recipient of the Wisconsin Counties Association’s (WCA) “Friend in County Government” award for her work in the areas of alternatives to incarceration...

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Senator Sheila Harsdorf Named 2015 "WCA Friend of County Government"

Posted on October 5, 2015

The Wisconsin Counties Association has named Senator Sheila Harsdorf as the 2015 recipient of their “Friend of County Government.” This is the highest honor given by the Association to an individual who has performed...

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Immediate Call to Action: County Zoning Authority

Posted on June 16, 2015

Many of you have heard about a potential motion in the state biennial budget that allows for town withdrawal from Dane County zoning. Many view this as just a Dane County issue but, in fact, this could become a statewide issue....

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2015 WCA Annual Conference Preview!

Posted on June 5, 2015

The WCA Annual Conference is fast approaching from September 20-22 in La Crosse County at the La Crosse Center and Radisson Hotel La Crosse. Check out our special preview e-newsletter of this year's event, which features registration,...

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WCA Commends Senator Harsdorf; Representative Loudenbeck for Protecting County Land and Water Conservation Efforts

Posted on May 14, 2015

As deliberations continue on the 2015-2017 State Budget by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC), the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) is commending JFC members Senator Sheila Harsdorf and Representative Amy Loudenbeck for their...

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Local Government Property Insurance Fund Update

Posted on April 22, 2015

On Friday April 17, 2015, the Joint Committee on Finance debated Governor Walker's proposal to close the Local Government Property Insurance Fund. The committee voted unanimously to delay the closure of the fund. Under this action,...

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