In February, Wisconsin’s elections administration agency won a federal award for creating a program on cyber-security training. It’s one initiative made possible by a federal grant of just under $7 million made to the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Reid Magney is a spokesperson for the Wisconsin Elections Commission. He says that agency prioritized the training of […]
With 2020 fast approaching, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour discussing all things voting with Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell. They cover topics like ballot design, polling locations, voter ID laws and voter suppression, early voting, voter turnout, election tampering and misinformation, campaign finance, and looking to next year’s local and general elections—all in […]
Last night, the Dane County Board of Supervisors passed a budget item that will give nearly $1.5 million to the Salvation Army of Dane County for its proposal to demolish its existing shelter and build an expanded shelter in the Tenney-Lapham neighborhood on Madison’s east-side. The Salvation Army purchased the old St. Patrick’s Catholic School […]
In this November 1st edition we review an Assembly bill that would change how the state expunges criminal convictions, the city council’s vote on a proposed wheel tax, new legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide, Madison’s call for residents to be mindful of their salt use in the winter, and […]
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 […]