James Wigderson

Washington County LGI Future Regions Invitation

Washington County Executive Committee Rick Gundrum, Chair Mark T. McCune, First Vice-Chair Donald A. Kriefall, Second Vice-Chair July 17, 2017 County Chairperson and Executive Dear County Chairperson and Executive, On behalf of the Washington County Executive Committee of the County Board, we are writing today to indicate our interest in partnering with your County in applying to be a part of the Local Government Institute of Wisconsin’s (LGI) Future Regions Initiative. We are specifically inquiring to engage in this process to seek any and all opportunities to develop cooperative partnerships, shared service arrangements, and even the possibility of implementing...

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Key Reads July 19, 2017

Ross: Ongoing Budget Stalemate Risks Federal Funding, Could Cause Widespread Project Delays Reality Check: Do Wisconsinites Really Want to Pay More for Roads? Podcast: House Speaker Paul Ryan on Senate Health Care Failure This blue life mattered to her kids and her elderly mother Investigation Finds USPS Hatch Act...

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Assembly, Governor Walker React to GOP Senate Budget Proposal

Assembly Republican leadership made it clear that an immediate resolution to the budget standoff was not likely. In a joint statement, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, and Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, said, “there isn’t a reason why we can’t work through the differences to find solutions that can pass both chambers in the coming weeks.”

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@WILL on Twitter

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How Wisconsin Republicans Tamed the Administrative State https://t.co/muAFYDXq7e
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ICYMI: @larryelder cited WILL's #schoolchoice research in his recent column: "Don't Let Trump Hatred Thwart the School Choice Movement"

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WILL President Rick Esenberg on the Importance of Administrative Reforms https://t.co/tEZbU2zpEL #wiright
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. @WCTC reports "Participation in Plumbing and Electrical apprenticeships also increased – an enrollment jump of about 30 percent -- thanks to legislative changes to the apprenticeship ratio bill."

WILL testified on this bill in 2017 --> https://t.co/OLkTL7COzw

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