By local government, for local government: PFA celebrates 10 years of success

By Board of Directors Public Finance Authority
January 20, 2021, 10:12 a.m. EST

Ten years ago, in the midst of the Great Recession, organizations representing local governments at the state and national level — the National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, Wisconsin Counties Association and League of Wisconsin Municipalities — advocated for the creation of a finance vehicle responsive to the economic development needs of local government. From this idea, the Public Finance Authority (PFA) was born…

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The economic activity generated as a result of PFA’s involvement has created thousands of construction and permanent jobs, contributed significantly to state and local tax base and, most importantly, provided local government a say as to what projects get off the ground in their backyard…


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