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 […]
We kick off this show with news about major utility commitments announced in August to reduce CO2 emissions. We speak with Will Dean of RENEW WI about emissions reduction pledges from WEC Energy Group and Alliant Energy and what that will mean for the future of renewable energy in WI. Keith Reopelle, Director of the […]
ICE officials say 20 people were arrested on immigration-related charges in Dane County during a four day enforcement surge that ended Monday. Some East High School teachers and students reported spotting ICE officers near the school this week. MMSD Superintendent chief of staff Ricardo Jara says ICE was not on school property this week, but […]
Dane County is still recovering after record breaking rainfall caused significant flooding this week. The County has declared a state of emergency, and some roads in the Madison area remain closed. The flooding caused widespread damage and even claimed a life Monday. Seventy year old Jim Sewell died after he was swept away in a […]