Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway recently released a budget proposal for 2020, with the city council scheduled to deliberate and offer amendments the week of November 11. For today’s show, Carousel sits down in the studio with Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway to discuss the budget and her plans and priorities for the city, including improved transit infrastructure […]
Arboretum Cohousing (1137 Erin St) Please join us for an evening of food, connecting, and resource-sharing! This event is open to anyone interesting in cooperative housing: whether you live(d) in a co-op house, want to create a new housing co-op, or want to support cooperative housing in the Madison area. This event will include […]
What is wealth? What are the barriers of access to economic security—and how do we overcome them? Today on the show, Ali explores these questions in-depth with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, one of the authors of the new report “Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide.” He offers a clear overview of the racial wealth gap, […]
Over 50% of Madison residents are renters, and over 13,000 households are paying more than half of their monthly income in rent—and that’s not counting Madison’s student population of 40,000. What can be done about this? Today on the show, guest host Brenda Konkel hosts a vital conversation about affordable housing with Olivia Parry, senior […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with the candidates for the Dane County Supervisory Board, District 11 — Al Matano, Nancy Bogue and Kelly Danner. Among the issues covered are the controversial Dane County Jail, transportation, bridging the rural-urban divide, and affordable housing. EDIT: Nancy Bogue would like to clarify her answer concerning rural transportation. “When […]
Our good friend, Andy Heidt, joins us to talk about his new gig as Executive Director of the Bayfield Foundation — affordable housing, anyone? Andy may also have a few comments about the state of Dane County unions….