On this episode we’re bringing you a live conversation with most of the people running to be the next mayor of Madison. The event was called “Madison’s Arts Future: A Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Arts, Culture and Creativity,” and it took place this past Wednesday, January 16, at the Barrymore Theatre on Madison’s east […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd kicks off her Meet the Candidates series in preparation for the spring primary election on Tuesday, February 19. On today’s episode, she speaks with two of Madison’s mayoral candidates, Satya Rhodes-Conway and Raj Shukla. They discuss topics important to the city’s future, including affordable housing, improved transit, racial equity, climate change, […]
Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of three candidates so far who hopes to replace Mayor Paul Soglin in next year’s mayor’s race. The mayoral election will be April 2, 2019, with a primary scheduled for February. Soglin announced yesterday that he won’t be seeking another term after 22 combined years in the office. His most recent turn […]
The Oscar Mayer plant came to Madison in 1919 and became a fixture of the Northside, employing thousands of workers over the years. In 2015, owner Kraft Heinz announced that the Madison plant would be closing and the headquarters moved to Chicago. The factory closed in June 2017, and Reich Brothers Holdings purchased the property […]
Today we’re talking renewable energy – what it means and how to get there in Madison. Denise Demarb hosts Raj Shukla, Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin; Satya Rhodes-Conway, Managing Director of the Mayors Innovation Project at COWS; and Tyler Huebner, Director of RENEW Wisconsin.
With the closing of Oscar Meyer in Madison, we are reminded of Madison’s economic development. Where is it going? How is Madison supporting jobs and how can we create them? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Satya Rhodes-Conway of COWS and Madison Region Economic Partnership President Paul Jadin.