What’s new in Wisconsin politics since the midterm elections? Are public assistance recipients going to be drug tested? Why is Mayor Soglin considering a budget veto? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
MADISON (WORT) — Despite the noticeable uptick in borrowing outlined in his 2015 Executive Capital Budget, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is now contemplating a veto of the entire budget because of future debt payments the city is slated to incur.
MADISON (WORT) — As part of Madison’s 2015 budget, city alders approved funds for a Public Market District, several new neighborhood centers, and a committee on equipping police officers with body cameras. Dylan Brogan has the details.
How is the Madison City budget structured? What is the budget process? How is the county budget being spent? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Have you heard of the constitutional amendment proposal to wall off transportation funding from the rest of the state budget? Should transportation spending be elevated above all other purposes? Would moving money out of the transportation fund have a long-term detrimental impact? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Does Dane County need a bigger, better jail? Even at a 135 million dollar price tag? Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney joined us to review the options and need for a new facility.