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This Week's WCA eNews Online

Posted on November 21, 2014

"WCA eNews" is the electronic newsletter of the Wisconsin Counties Association and is published regularly. Find the November 17, 2014 issue of the publication here.To see archived issues, click here.If you'd like to receive "WCA...

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WCA Commends Feds for Approval of Madison-Reedsburg Rail Line Purchase

Posted on November 20, 2014

The Wisconsin Counties Association is commending last week's approval of a 70-mile stretch of rail line from Madison to Reedsburg, as well as Reedsburg to Cottage Grove, by the federal Surface Transportation Board. “This...

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WisDOT Transportation Proposal Summary

Posted on November 19, 2014

On Friday November 14, 2014 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) submitted its budget request to the Governor for consideration. Highlights of the proposal include: Transportation Facility Improvement Program(Local...

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Local Government Groups: 2015-2017 Transportation Budget Offers Comprehensive Plan That Addresses State and Local Needs

Posted on November 17, 2014

As an agricultural, tourist and manufacturing state, Wisconsin's economy is heavily dependent on a healthy transportation system. Without significant investment in this network, our state's economic potential is limited at best.On...

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WCA Officers for 2014-2015: Milwaukee County Supervisor Willie Johnson, Jr. Elected President

Posted on October 7, 2014

Milwaukee County Supervisor Willie Johnson, Jr. has been elected president of the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) during the 76th WCA Annual Conference in Sauk County. “Supervisor Johnson, Jr. is a strong and solid...

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Representative John Nygren Named 2014 "WCA Friend of County Government"

Posted on September 23, 2014

The Wisconsin Counties Association has named Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) as the 2014 recipient of their “Friend of County Government.”This is the highest honor given by the Association to an individual...

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Green Lake County Clerk Marge Bostelmann Named 2014 "WCA Friend in County Government"

Posted on September 22, 2014

Green Lake County Clerk Marge Bostelmann has been named the 2014 recipient of the Wisconsin Counties Association's (WCA) “Friend in County Government” award. This is the highest honor given by the Association to an...

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Successful WCA Annual Conference Held in Sauk County

Posted on September 17, 2014

The 76th Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) Annual Conference began on Sunday, September 14th and ran through Tuesday, September 16th in Sauk County. All conference meetings and activities were held at the Kalahari Resort &...

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Waterman Releases Second Quarter "Washington Briefs"

Posted on July 18, 2014

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

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WCA Commends State for Investment in Infrastructure

Posted on July 18, 2014

The Wisconsin Counties Association is commending the State of Wisconsin and Governor Walker for their actions in purchasing a 70-mile stretch of rail line from Madison to Reedsburg, as well as Reedsburg to Cottage Grove.“Be...

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