This week #LocalGovMatters goes on the road to the Wisconsin Counties Association Conference in La Crosse, WI. Gwyn catches some county board members and asks what’s going on their counties. Listen in as county officials talk about road funding, opioids, meth amphetamines, law enforcement needs, budgeting, nursing homes, building and space needs, juvenile justice, health insurance costs, mining, and upcoming referendums.
The following people were interviewed:
Tara Johnson – La Crosse County
Ted Cushing – Oneida County
Jeannette Bomberg – Florence County
Allen Buechel – Fond du Lac County
Colleen Bates – Eau Claire County
Lance Plimel – Wood County
David Bartlett – Wood County
Vern Gove – Columbia County
Thomas Egan – Winnebago County
Jeanne Dodge – Portage County
Mark O’Connell – Executive Director of the Wisconsin Counties Association.