It’s budget season! Today on the show, Carousel returns to local government coverage by discussing the vital role of county government in providing services and taking a close look at next year’s county budget with Dane County Executive Joe Parisi.
Abigail Becker, local government reporter for The Cap Times, explains the latest on the Madison capital budget, initiatives in the Dane County budget, and the findings of a jail construction investigation.
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.