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WCA Statement on Passing of DHS Secretary Kitty Rhoades

Posted on June 20, 2016

“On behalf of the 72 county governments across the state of Wisconsin, I want to express our profound sadness over the passing of Secretary of the Department of Health Services Kitty Rhoades, as well as our appreciation...

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Local Government Leaders Issue Transportation Statement

Posted on June 14, 2016

In response to comments made by State Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke regarding the state’s transportation shortfall, the executive directors of the three largest local governmental associations have released the following...

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Counties Encouraged to Pass Revised Resolution on Transportation Funding

Posted on May 24, 2016

The link below contains a sample resolution calling on the State Legislature and Governor to address the current revenue shortfall in the Segregated Transportation Fund. WCA is working with Transportation Development Association...

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Latest WCA eNews Online

Posted on May 20, 2016

"WCA eNews" is the electronic newsletter of the Wisconsin Counties Association and is published regularly. View the May 16, 2016 issue here.To see archived issues, click here.If you'd like to receive "WCA eNews" in your inbox,...

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WCA Commends Senator Petrowski and Representative Spiros for New Law Banning Cell Phones in Work Zones

Posted on March 31, 2016

The Wisconsin Counties Association is commending Senator Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon) and Representative John Spiros (R-Marshfield) for their dedication in keeping highway work zones safer with the signing of their bills, SB 135...

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WCA Capitol Watch for 2.29.2016

Posted on February 29, 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 2.29.2016...

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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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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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