This upcoming referendum is the result of years of studies conducted by the Task Force on Structure of City Government, or TFOGS. The task force was set up in 2017 to study the ways in which local government can be more effective and responsive to Madison residents.
Federal Court of Appeals Dismisses Challenge to Madison’s Long-S...
Earlier this month, the City of Madison fended off a long-simmering legal challenge to its sign ordinances. The lawsuit was filed by Adams Outdoor Advertising, which owns more than seven dozen billboards locally. The suit takes issue with the city’s restrictions on the height, placement and type of allowable billboards.
State and Local Officials React to Absentee Ballot Drop Box Ruling
Top Madison officials introduced two new measures today aimed at strengthening election integrity and protecting election officials. The first would protect election workers from harassment while doing their jobs. According […]
Common Council Votes to Allow Church Demolition; Against Removing Plan...
After two hours of public comment, last night’s Common Council meeting covered everything from medians, to the Police Civilian Oversight Board, to even the controversial destruction of a local church. […]
Madison Preps to Assist with Gun Reform Litigation
Last night, the Board of Health for Madison and Dane County passed a resolution that would allow the city of Madison to help advocate for gun control reforms. With the […]
City Could Drop “Quota” From Police Oversight Board, Settling Laws...
Madison’s Police Oversight Board is considering whether to change how the board is composed. And specifically, whether to remove racial quotas on the board’s membership from city ordinance. The change […]