County officials announced today that the Ferris Huber Center, the former work-release jail just off Rimrock Road, will be shut down and converted into the home of the new Crisis […]
Year in Review: The Uncertain Path of the Dane County Jail
The Dane County Jail, primarily located above the City-County Building in downtown Madison, was first built in 1953, and contains no medical or mental health beds. Instead, jail residents experiencing […]
Dane County Takes in $2 Million in Birth Tax After Calling to End the ...
In 2020, County Executive Joe Parisi announced that Dane County would end a practice in which the county bills the fathers of some children for half the costs of giving […]
What’s up with these budgets? City of Madison and Dane County
On today’s show we dig into the proposed budgets of the City of Madison and Dane County. First Dane County Executive Joe Parisi talks us through the big line items […]
Parisi announces new phase of “Suck the Muck”
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is announcing a new phase to the ongoing “Suck the Muck” efforts to reduce the chance of future severe flooding.
Proposed County Budget Prioritizes Food Funding & Community Cour...
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi released his full 2023 budget proposal today, prioritizing support services and criminal justice reform. The total proposed budget comes out to $834 million, with an […]
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