September/October 2017 Issue
Steve Zach, Richard F. Verstegen, Brian P. Goodman, Julia Potter, Richard Heinemann | 10.01.17
Articles in this issue
Budget Bill Eliminates Domestic Partnership Benefits
Steve ZachThe 2017–2019 Wisconsin state budget (Act 59) eliminated the state’s domestic partnership registry.
Department of Labor Overtime Rule Halted
Richard F. Verstegen, Brian P. GoodmanThe saga regarding attempts to change the regulations related to overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continues.
Court Rejects Claim that Right-to-Work Law Is an Unconstitutional Taking
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently reversed a circuit court decision holding Wisconsin’s right-to-work law, 2015 Wis. Act 1, to be an unconstitutional taking of…
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Clarifies Municipal Authority to Issue Raze Orders
Julia PotterIn a recent decision, Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. City of Appleton, 2017 WI App 62, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld a raze order issued…
City of Madison Kicks Off 100% Renewable Energy Resolution Efforts
Richard HeinemannIn March of this year, the City of Madison Common Council generated national attention by passing a resolution committing the City to achieving 100% renewable…
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