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High court upholds big property tax break for Lake Country home owner
Curt Witynski, deputy director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, said after the Court of Appeals ruling that the group warned about just such consequences when the Legislature first considered the ag classification about 12 years ago.
"We opposed the law for the exact reasons the Town of Delafield was struggling with here," Witynski said. "Maybe this will put the spotlight back on the issue and force the Legislature to re-examine it." Read the full story
What do cities and villages do?
Jerry Deschane and Mark Freitag, City of Janesville City Manager in a "Know Your Wisconsin" segment. Watch it
Can We Build Smarter Cities?
When it comes to defining a so-called smart city, there isn’t a cut-and-dried definition, local experts say, but there are some characteristics that play into the equation.
The overarching concept was the focal point of a Wisconsin Technology Council talk Thursday about the possibilities on the horizon for Milwaukee, Madison and other communities across the state. Read the full story