A $115 million plan to combat displacement, increase home ownership, and maximize economic opportunities for South Madison could be on the horizon. It’s through an economic development tool called Tax […]
Democratic Candidates for Open Assembly Seat Present Their Positions i...
The Capital Times held a forum last night for the seven Democratic candidates running to represent Wisconsin’s 76th Assembly District. The incumbent, state representative Chris Taylor, is leaving the seat […]
Development in Downtown Madison
Today on the show, guest host Ron Luskin is joined in the studio by Jason Ilstrup, director of Downtown Madison, Inc. about DMI’s civic agenda, including economic development, transportation, inclusiveness, […]
Building Economic Power for Latino Communities in Dane County
Dane County’s Spanish-speaking population has more than tripled since 1990. The U.S. Bureau of the Census estimates that, as of 2015, there were almost 29,000 Hispanics living in Dane County, […]
Ecomodernists: Have Our Cake and Eat It, Too
In April, 2015, a number of prominent environmental thinkers published the Ecomodernist Manifesto, which states, in part “we affirm one long-standing environmental ideal, that humanity must shrink its impacts on […]
Seeking To Slow Tavern Creep, Madison Offers Incentives To Retailers
The City of Madison announced this week a new grant program designed to protect independent retailers on State Street. But exactly who would these grants benefit? And who do they need protection from? Darien Lamen talks with city and business group spokespeople, as well as independent retailers to find out more.