The recovery coach project focuses on patients who come into the emergency room at St. Mary’s because of an overdose. Hospital staff call a peer coach, another person who has experience opioid addiction, to meet with the addict after they’ve been revived. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi says the effort is critical as opioid addiction […]
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.
(WORT) — Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has vetoed a resolution for a new market study and master plan for the Alliant Energy Center. The Dane County Board of Supervisors could vote to override the veto on Thursday.
Republican lawmakers in the state of Wisconsin have been drumming up support for a bill that restricts the ability of local governments to issue their own photo identification cards. Opponents of the bill say it threatens local control and interferes with a recent initiative designed to increase access to basic services in Milwaukee. Reporter Darien Lamen has more.
MADISON (WORT) — The new restorative justice court will apply to all 12 to 16-year-olds in the city of Madison who otherwise would receive citations.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is hashing out the final details of the next biennial budget before it is taken up by the full Assembly and Senate. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi tells Dylan Brogan how the state budget will affect Wisconsin’s 2nd largest county.