Madison’s local police union revoked their support of Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway today. In an open letter, the Madison Professional Police Officers Association announced a declaration of no confidence, writing “We did not make this decision easily or in haste. Instead, our vote is the culmination of many months of frustration in the absence of […]
Today on the show, Allen takes a close look at policing in Madison with Amelia Royko Maurer, safe-policing advocate and co-founder of the independent Community Response Team concerned with Madison-area police practices and their reform. They cover topics like the shooting of Paul Heenan by a Madison police officer in November 2012 and Tony Robinson […]
Madison has been in an ongoing public debate about the possible siting of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field. For today’s F-35 update episode, we speak with Representative Chris Taylor and Amelia Royko-Maurer, both of whom were part of a delegation of Madison-area community leaders and elected officials who traveled to Burlington, Vermont last week […]
At a news conference in April, after a particularly busy night of gunfire reports, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters that Madison needs to have a “come to Jesus moment” about the amount and nature of gun violence in the city. Koval argued that the Madison Police Department has too few patrol officers and […]
Sinclair Broadcasting, a pro-Trump company, has just acquired Tribune Media. Media critic Michael Corcoran discusses the meaning of the conglomerate and what happens now. Michael Corcoran is a media critic and journalist who writes about media policy. His article “Trump Uses Power of FCC to Pay Back Friends at Sinclair Broadcasting” was recently published by […]
Amelia Royko Maurer, of The Community Response Team (CRT), talks about a CRT statement released yesterday supporting the YGB Coalition.