A new project from is offering legal defense services for those facing eviction in Dane County. Housed at the Dane County Courthouse, the Eviction Defense Project provides tenants facing eviction with access to free civil legal aid and on-site, limited scope, representation. Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Heidi Wegleitner of Legal Action of Wisconsin […]
A new eviction resource center by Legal Action of Wisconsin offers legal services for families and individuals facing eviction in Dane County. One UW professor found more than 2,500 people on average were evicted each year in the county between 2000 and 2015. Legal Action of Wisconsin has lawyers to assist tenants facing eviction in […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with guest Heidi Wegleitner about a landlord rights bill being considered in the Assembly. Ms. Wegleitner is Dane County Supervisor for District 2, a housing rights lawyer, and co-coordinator for United Legal Workers.
In a surprise announcement Thursday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the Madison Chamber of Commerce had accepted an offer to purchase their building as a site for the long-delayed homeless day shelter and resource center.
Carousel has a split show today. First, she’s joined by Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy from GSAFE to discuss Mount Horeb’s decision to cancel the school’s reading of “I Am Jazz,” and transgender youth. Later Carousel talks with State Representative Melissa Sargent and Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner on their bills for access […]
MADISON (WORT) — Mayor Paul Soglin is proposing to the Madison Common Council some new ordinances that would limit the time that anyone could stand, sit, or lay down in the central business district. Several advocates for the homeless spoke to WORT’s Craig McComb in studio.