In the wake of the murders in Atlanta on Tuesday of 8 people, 6 of whom were Asian American women, Representative Francesca Hong and Senator Melissa Agard introduced a joint resolution in the assembly and the senate condemning violence against the Asian Pacific Islander Desi community. Notably, the resolution doesn’t mention the murders in […]
Photo by 12019 / 10259 images on Pixabay. A subcommittee of the Dane County Board considered proposals related to law enforcement and public safety on Tuesday night. Among them was a proposal to analyze cash bail, the amount of money needed to get out of jail while waiting for a trial. Dane County Supervisor Carousel […]
Today the State Senate passed a resolution supporting the placement of F-35 fighter jets at the Truax Air Force Base in northeast Madison. The resolution was sponsored by sixteen Republican lawmakers, but just one Democrat signed on to the measure: Senator Mark Miller, who represents suburbs east of Madison and whose district contains Truax Air […]
What are the details of the jail resolution passed last night by the Dane County Board’s Public Protection and Judiciary Committee? What’s next? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
Have you ever heard of the Wi’am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center? It is an organization that is on the ground, with people, as they address the urgent needs of Palestinians. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!