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BCTA V. BROWN COUNTY

State law permits counties to impose a 0.5% sales tax, but requires that tax to be used only for “directly reducing the property tax levy.” Brown County imposed a sales tax, but is instead using the proceeds to fund new spending. We sued to have the tax struck down.

Wisconsin Lutheran Sues City of Milwaukee For Unlawful Property Tax Assessment

WILL represents school in challenge to $105,000 in unlawful taxes The News: Attorneys with the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed ...

Oconomowoc Schools Issue Legal Threat to Parent for Criticizing Age-Inappropriate Material in Classroom

School district hired law firm to send cease and desist letter to local parent The News: The Oconomowoc Area School District (OASD) issued a cease and ...

Judge Strikes Down Town of Buchanan’s Transportation Utility Fee

WILL challenged fee as an attempt to circumvent strict levy limits The News: Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Mark McGinnis struck down the Town of ...

Kiel Drops Title IX Complaint Against Middle Schoolers After WILL Defense

District backs down after WILL challenged sexual harassment investigation spurred by “mispronouning” allegation The News: The Kiel Area School District ...

FAUST V. VILSACK

A federal lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional race discrimination in the American Rescue Plan’s provision to offer loan forgiveness based on racial categories. WILL represents five farmers from four states who would be eligible for the federal government’s loan forgiveness program, but for their race.

VITOLO V. GUZMAN

A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Tennessee restaurant owner against the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) over race and gender discrimination in the administration of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, a $28.6 billion program authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM TRANSPARENCY

Curriculum transparency legislation would arm parents and taxpayers with the ability to access and review controversial curriculum material in public schools.