#LocalGovMatters 2.0 Episode 1: The Year Ahead with Mark O'Connell & Jerry Deschane

January 15, 2020

It’s a new year and an election year at that….Join Wisconsin Counties Association Executive Director Mark O’Connell and League of Wisconsin Municipalities Executive Director Jerry Deschane as they have a lively conversation with co-hosts Michelle Thompson and Gail Sumi about what lies ahead in 2020 on the legislative front in this inaugural episode of LocalGovMatters 2.0. 

Episode Notes 

Predictions about what the Legislature will or won’t do, whether rankings are really the right measure for anything, water quality and transportation funding are all part of the conversation. Add in the backdrop of an election year and you have a fascinating look at the next 12 months.

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