MADISON (WORT) — Dane County officials are moving forward with an indoor ban on e-cigarettes. The City of Madison is discussing whether to increase fees on sidewalk cafes and more debate is scheduled on Mayor Paul Soglin’s controversial bench ordinance targeting the city’s homeless residents.
Chris Brockel and Joe Mingle of Healthy Food for All talk about their work providing free, healthy food to low income people in Dane County and how this work fits into the larger struggle for food justice.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is hashing out the final details of the next biennial budget before it is taken up by the full Assembly and Senate. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi tells Dylan Brogan how the state budget will affect Wisconsin’s 2nd largest county.
MADISON (WORT) — A homeless day shelter in the Town of Madison has been scuttled by a court ruling. Patrick Waring has the story.
How is homelessness thought about at the local and national levels? How does advocacy work interplay between the two? How does homelessness at the national level inform how those at the local level think about solutions? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!