Protesters marched Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to protest the arrest of Yeshua Musa and demand his release from the Dane County Jail. Musa, whose legal name is Devonere Johnson, has been a frequent organizer and participant in Madison’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations against systemic injustice. Protesters gathered a few blocks from the Dane County […]
Picture by Goodfreephotos_com on Pixabay. Yesterday, Public Health Madison & Dane County announced the implementation of a county-wide reopening plan called Forward Dane. It went into effect today and removed travel restrictions, opened tennis and disc golf courses, allowed businesses to prepare to reopen, and removed any criminal penalty for violating the county’s stay-at-home order. […]
A group of local service industry workers is calling on Dane County to set specific guidelines for its $10 million fund for small local businesses. On Monday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced a plan to direct $10 million in federal aid to small businesses, tasking the non-profit Dane Buy Local to disburse the money. […]
Last night, the personnel and finance committee of the Dane County Board approved a motion to give over ten million dollars of the county’s federal COVID-19 relief money to help small businesses. The motion will now go to the Dane County Board of Supervisors for approval this Thursday The program will be rolled out by […]
On Wednesday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced that he is allocating $80,000 in his budget for the upcoming year for services that help victims of sex trafficking. Parisi says he decided to set aside this money after speaking with Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, who earlier this year announced his intent to increase efforts […]
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.