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November/December 2016 Issue

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Seventh Circuit Sides with Cities on Taxicab Deregulation

Julia Potter
Last month, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings create binding precedent in Wisconsin) issued two related decisions upholding a city’s right to allow…

Federal Court Upholds a Provision in Wisconsin’s Right-To-Work Law

In a decision dated September 26, 2016, U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller granted the State of Wisconsin’s motion to fi nd judgment in its favor,…

Responding to Requests for Records under the Public Records Law

Rick Verstegen
Responding to requests for records under the Wisconsin Public Records Law is an integral part of duties for officers within municipalities.

Supreme Court To Hear Case on Whether Internal Management Committee Meetings Are Subject to Open Records Law

Douglas E. Witte
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the question of “Whether a formal committee, created by school district officials, pursuant to…

WERC Announces Revised CPI-U

Douglas E. Witte
On November 4, 2016, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) published a revision to the Department of Revenue’s calculation of the applicable CPI-U.

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