Throughout this year’s Black History Month state lawmakers have been bringing relevant programming to the state Capitol and around the state. Last Friday, on the fourth floor of the state […]
Lawmakers Unveil Bill to Cap Price of Jail, Prison Phone Calls
Today, lawmakers put forward a pair of bills to standardize how much incarcerated folks can be charged for phone calls. Current state law does not cap how much prisons, […]
Madison Common Council kicks can down the road on new homeless shelter...
In a 16-1 vote, Madison’s common council punted a decision on a new east side homeless shelter to May fourth. The property, located on Zeier Road near the East Towne […]
See Maps: Hong, Roys, Baldeh, Sargent win fall primary
Maps by Jade Iseri-Ramos and Martin Rakacolli. “I think I’m okay,” says Francesca Hong. Last night she beat out six other challengers in the Democratic primary to represent downtown Madison, for […]
Proposed city loan program aims to help Madison’s minority-owned bus...
Madison officials are pushing forward a program to help minority-owned businesses own, rather than rent, commercial spaces. It’s called the Commercial Ownership Assistance program. And it will provide $500,000 in […]
Madison Common Council approves civilian oversight committee
Alders voted sixteen to four to establish a new civilian oversight committee for the Madison Police Department last night. Now, three alders–Rebecca Kemble, Donna Moreland and Shiva Bidar– will begin […]