In this November 15th edition we review the City’s budget deliberations and the Fire Chief’s call for a ninth ambulance, a student protest in support of DACA, Governor Tony Evers’ order to promote diversity in state government, and confusion surrounding a Lafayette County resolution some say amounts to a gag order.
The Madison Fire Department will have to wait until at least next year to receive funding to operate a ninth ambulance, but it may not have to wait too much longer to get the ambulance itself. During their budget meeting Tuesday, the Madison City Council rejected three amendments that would have added ten firefighters to […]
Firefighter Union President Mahlon Mitchell was one of nearly fifty union members who attended the City Council’s 2020 budget deliberations last night to voice their support of a proposal to staff a ninth ambulance. Mitchell noted that the union was not seeking increased wages or reduced hours, but rather the City’s support to protect the […]