It’s budget week for the City of Madison! Increasing funding for the police alternative response line – CARES – is the subject of two separate amendments in the operating budget. Alders are split, though, on how to fund that increase in funding. WORT’s Antonio Barreras Lozano reports.
2022 Madison City and Dane County Budgets, Explained
On Monday night, the Dane County Board of Supervisors approved the 2022 county budget. Starting last night and over the next two days, the Madison Common Council will be reviewing […]
City of Madison 2022 Budget Brief
In October of 2020, at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Madison, like governments everywhere, braced for the worst. With the globe in lockdown, travel, tourism and […]
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway unveils Madison’s 2022 executive operating...
Today, at a fire station on Madison’s south side, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway unveiled her 2022 operating budget. That’s the budget that guides day-to-day spending, employees’ salaries and spending on some […]
Dane County’s budget process, explained
Each fall, Dane County leaders hash out the county’s spending plan for the following year. The process begins in earnest at the beginning of October, when county Executive Joe Parisi […]