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January/February 2018 Issue

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Legislature Approves Options for Providing Financial Assistance for Private Lead Service Line Replacements

Lawrie J. Kobza
The Wisconsin Legislature has approved legislation (2017 Senate Bill 48) which creates two new options for assisting private property owners with the replacement of their…

Court of Appeals Addresses the Disciplinary Process for Police and Fire Commissions

Jared Walker Smith
In a recent unpublished decision, Ryan T. Trapp v. Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Milwaukee, 2016AP1970 (Nov. 7, 2017), the…

New Law Exempts Religious Organizations from Paying Property Taxes when a Church Burns Down

On September 21, 2017, the Wisconsin Legislature enacted 2017 Act 59, which modified the necessary-for-building requirement for religious organizations under Wis. Stat. § 70.11(4)(a) to…

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