Should the homeless be kicked off public benches? Are the homeless a nuisance for Downtown Madison? To continue the discussion on homelessness in Madison, today Carousel Bayrd talks with Central District Captain of Police Carl Gloede, YWCA Housing First Case Manager Libby Tucci, and Susan Schmitz, President of Downtown Madison Inc. on actions being taken by the city and business owners on the homeless population on the isthmus.
MADISON (WORT) — To get a sense of how the regulars at Philosopher’s Grove and nearby business owners feel about removing the large granite sitting stones, WORT’s Patrick Waring headed down to State Street with a recorder.
Do you know your rights as a tenant? Are you concerned about recent attacks on the homeless in Madison? Karma Chavez talks with Anders Zanichkowsky of the Tenant Resource Center about move in day and changing tenant protections at the state level, and the recent attacks on homeless people by the city.
MADISON (WORT) — Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is authorizing the publicly commissioned Philosopher’s Grove art installation to be removed. Soglin says the concentration of homeless people and others are to blame for frequent lawbreaking. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — This week, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced a new law targeting the chronically homeless.
MADISON (WORT) — A homeless day shelter in the Town of Madison has been scuttled by a court ruling. Patrick Waring has the story.