Jan. 15, 2012
Owners in state seek legal OK to also operate funeral homes
They’re fighting over the dead.
In the latest round of a long, long match, Wisconsin’s cemetery owners and funeral directors are battling over who can do what with those who are no longer with us.
At issue: A 70-some-year-old law that says if you own a cemetery, you can’t own a funeral home, and vice versa.
The cemetery people want the law repealed. The funeral directors want it to stand. Both sides say their position is best for consumers. Both have a lot at stake.
Read the full article at the Journal Sentinel
Thanks to the DeathCare Discussion List for altering us to this article.
Wisconsin trade group tries to undo “combo” ban (FCA Legislative Watch)