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11/19/20

2020 Innovative Use of Data or Technology Award

Innovative Use of Data or Technology Park Place Performs City of Janesville In January 2020, the City of Janesville relaunched its online performance dashboard, Park Place Performs! This tool was originally launched in January 2017 to enable public and city officials to track progress of the city’s strategic goals. In...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Innovative Approach to Problem Solving Award

Innovative Approach to Problem Solving Public Safety Department  Village of Palmyra What if you called 911 and nobody came? As in many communities, this was a very real concern for the citizens of Palmyra. The village’s solution was to create a Public Safety Department employing full-time public safety officers cross-trained...Read More
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11/18/20

2020 Salute to Local Government recap

Innovative projects, responses to COVID-19, and local leaders honored at 28th annual event Attendees from across the state tuned in to our virtual Salute to Local Government earlier this week to join us in celebrating excellence in government and to hear from our keynote speaker, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley. While...Read More
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11/18/20

The Public Sector in a Pandemic – virtual panel discussion

As a part of our 28th annual Salute to Local Government awards event that we held virtually this year, we also hosted a special pre-Salute panel discussion, The Public Sector in a Pandemic, with this year’s individual award winners.  This special event focused on how the pandemic is impacting local...Read More
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10/30/20

Forum Friday: Budgets in a Pandemic: The Bottom Line for Madison and Milwaukee

For the October installment of our virtual event series, Forum Friday, Wisconsin Policy Forum President Rob Henken and Research Director Jason Stein discussed our city of Milwaukee and city of Madison budget briefs. Then, we invited Madison Common Council President Sheri Carter and Milwaukee Common Council President Cavalier Johnson to...Read More
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10/29/20

Budgeting in a Pandemic

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10/16/20

2020 “Salute to Local Government” Winners

We are pleased to announce our 2020 Salute to Local Government award winners! ...Read More
Newsletter

10/1/20

News & Updates | 3rd Quarter 2020

President's Message As our increasingly polarized nation gears up for one of the most consequential presidential elections in its 244-year history, it is critical to distinguish between politics and elections on the one hand, and local public services on the other. Yes, there will always be sharp ideological disagreement on...Read More
Newsletter

10/1/20

3rd Quarter 2020 President’s Message

As our increasingly polarized nation gears up for one of the most consequential presidential elections in its 244-year history, it is critical to distinguish between politics and elections on the one hand, and local public services on the other. Yes, there will always be sharp ideological disagreement on the role...Read More