It’s budget season! Today on the show, Carousel returns to local government coverage by discussing the vital role of county government in providing services and taking a close look at next year’s county budget with Dane County Executive Joe Parisi.
Did you know that county government plays a key role in everyday life? As a part of Dane County’s Engage Dane initiative to facilitate engagement between county residents and the County Board, county supervisors are piloting a new budget simulator for constituents to see how the county’s money is, and could be, allocated. Supervisor Yogesh […]
Dane County officials are putting slow-no-wake restrictions for boats on Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, and Kegonsa until further notice. A spokesperson for the office says those restrictions will be in effect for the next several weeks. According to a statement released today by Dane County officials, the county has received 40 inches of rain so […]
The fight against mass incarceration is a fight to fundamentally challenge the assumptions that drive our systems of policing, jails, and prisons in America. It’s also a fight against the practice of cash bail, and there are several groups in Madison who have banded together to take that on. The Free The 350 Bail Fund […]
On today’s episode, Carousel takes a close look at the Madison City Council budget for 2019 with alder Maurice (Mo) Cheeks, then the Dane County budget with District 26 Supervisor Sharon Corrigan.
On this episode you will hear part two of our interview with Keith Reopelle of Dane County’s Office of Energy and Climate. Keith will describe the County’s investments in clean energy including the $25 million investment to clean up methane gas generated at the County landfill and make it available for other uses including fuel […]