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.
How will the city of Madison further address the homeless population? What actions are currently taking place by the mayor, the county executive, and their respective legislative bodies to help with this problem? On Tuesday, July 14th, Carousel Bayrd discussed homelessness with Madison City Council President Alder Denise Demarb and Dane County Board Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner.
MADISON (WORT) — A homeless day shelter in the Town of Madison has been scuttled by a court ruling. Patrick Waring has the story.
How is homelessness thought about at the local and national levels? How does advocacy work interplay between the two? How does homelessness at the national level inform how those at the local level think about solutions? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What are the details of the jail resolution passed last night by the Dane County Board’s Public Protection and Judiciary Committee? What’s next? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
MADISON (WORT) — The Dane County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a 2015 budget Monday night. Dylan Brogan reports.