Yesterday was election day in Wisconsin. In Dane County about 30% of registered voters cast a ballot. WORT’s Jade Iseri-Ramos explains the election results. State Superintendent Though yesterday was technically a nonpartisan election , the union and Democrat backed candidate won the only statewide race. Jill Underly won out against Deb Kerr as the new […]
Madison’s Task Force on Government Structure wrote in their final report that “the city’s current government structure is an impediment to full participation and representation and, therefore, that the city’s structure is fundamentally unfair to a large portion of the city’s population, including, most notably, the city’s residents of color and low income.” As a […]
Updated March 26th The Wisconsin spring election is approaching in just a few weeks on Tuesday, April 6th, and Madison residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the job of alder. There are four referendum questions on the spring ballot for the City of Madison, which ask voters how they think the Madison […]
Madison’s Common Council is made up of twenty alders elected by members of their district. This coming election cycle, five alders have announced they are not seeking re-election. For today’s show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow talks with two of the outgoing alders, Max Prestigiacomo (district 8) and Michael Tierney (district 16), who reflect on their time […]
MADISON (WORT) — After a week-long skirmish between the Common Council and Mayor Paul Soglin, the City of Madison has adopted a 2015 budget. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is not ruling out a veto of the entire 2015 city budget unless changes are made by the Common Council. Dylan Brogan reports.