Funding for transportation projects has been a hot debate in the Governor’s state budget. Susan Schmitz, president of Downtown Madison, Inc. and Jerry Deschane, executive director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, joined guest host Denise Demarb on A Public Affair to discuss transportation. Last week, Soglin held a press conference on the transportation plan for […]
The City of Madison announced this week a new grant program designed to protect independent retailers on State Street. But exactly who would these grants benefit? And who do they need protection from? Darien Lamen talks with city and business group spokespeople, as well as independent retailers to find out more.
UPDATE — On Friday, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin vetoed the Common Council’s approval of a liquor license for Mad City Frites. It takes a two-thirds majority to override a mayoral veto.
Should the homeless be kicked off public benches? Are the homeless a nuisance for Downtown Madison? To continue the discussion on homelessness in Madison, today Carousel Bayrd talks with Central District Captain of Police Carl Gloede, YWCA Housing First Case Manager Libby Tucci, and Susan Schmitz, President of Downtown Madison Inc. on actions being taken by the city and business owners on the homeless population on the isthmus.