The Madison Common Council offered unanimous support Tuesday night for a resolution supporting the office of State Treasurer.
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In the wake of last week’s national student walkout, the Madison chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America met Tuesday to discuss upcoming opportunities to engage with state and local politics on comprehensive gun legislation.The group discussed the planned March for Our Lives at the state Capitol on March 23.
A Madison area charter school petitioned the Madison Metropolitan School Board Monday to allow the school to continue recruiting students through a dual-lottery process.Nuestro Mundo is a dual language immersion school, with a mission to educate both native English and Spanish speaking students in a community which fosters equity and inclusion.
The Madison Landmark Commission made final recommendations Monday to keep a memorial for Confederate soldiers at Forest Hill Cemetery, while adding another display to contextualize the Confederate marker.The Landmarks Commission voted 6-1 for a motion to keep the cenotaph, a large gravestone for confederate soldiers, on the site.
The Derail the Jail Coalition partnered with representatives from local organizations in hosting a meeting Sunday to address education resource officers in Madison schools, which they say adversely affect many student groups.
An April 3 referendum set to be be voted on by Wisconsinites statewide regarding the elimination of the office of the state treasurer has drawn ire from the Madison Common Council.A resolution authored by Ald.
The Madison Transit and Parking Commission approved a motion Wednesday to increase parking rates at lots and garages around the city starting in June.Because of an increase in usage, the rates for the State Street campus and State Street Capitol garages are set to jump $0.20 and $0.30, respectively.
Following months of negotiations and debate, Madison’s Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee voted Thursday to pass a certification that hopes to encourage positive landlord practices in the city.
More than 5000 high school and middle school students from around Dane County walked out of classes at noon on Wednesday and gathered at the steps of the Capitol to call for gun control measures. The walkout comes as part of the #enough movement that has emerged out of high schools across the country following the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
“I just want to see change:” Thousands of Madison-area students march on Capitol steps to demand gun reform
Around 5,000 Madison-area high school students marched to the Capitol steps Wednesday to protest new gun legislation in the aftermath of last month’s shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Despite opposition Madison area students say #enough, plan school walkout calling for stricter gun control
Madison area high school students will participate in a national school walkout Wednesday to support gun control legislation following the Parkland shooting, despite pushback from some school districts.
The Transit and Parking Commision is set to consider a proposed parking rate change Wednesday that would increase prices for select ramps and lots throughout downtown Madison.
The Madison Police and Fire Commision plans to discuss next steps for the Madison Police Department Monday night after a city-funded report found areas of improvement for the department.
Desperate for a reliable source of food in the Allied-Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood of Madison, community member Marian Maldonado took action.
Madison’s Equal Opportunities Commission made their final recommendations Thursday to remove two confederate monuments at Forest Hill Cemetery.
The Dane County Regional Airport had the most usage in its history in 2017.The more than 1.9 million passengers traversing the terminals marked the fourth consecutive year of growth.
The Madison Common Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night that would move all late-night food carts to Library Mall by 2023.The ordinance passed on Tuesday was an amended version of a previous plan to completely phase out late-night vending in the next five years.
The Dane County Regional Airport released Monday seeking proposals for a new solar development plan which, when implemented, will be the second largest in the state.The development will include 41 acres of land and will have the ability to generate 8 megawatts of power, about three times the power of the largest solar plant in the region: a 2.25 megawatt facility in Beloit.“Given its role in sustaining and growing our local economy, we think the Dane County Regional Airport is a perfect fit for this bold project,” Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said in a release.This will be the fourteenth Dane County solar installation and the county hopes it will help the region remain a leader in sustainable energy.“Dane County has been leading the state in generating cleaner renewable homegrown energy,” Parisi said.The facility is still seeking approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and will be the third installation on the Dane County Airport campus, although the new development will be 80 times larger than the existing installations.The expansion of the airports solar installations is the latest in the county’s effort to expand renewable energy.
The city of Madison Common Council approved last week the Madison Art Commission's choice of Roy Chi’s proposal for a new piece of art in Pennsylvania Park, located on East Johnson Street.“The People’s Pronouns,” will be composed of two sculptures at opposite ends of the park.
Local chefs and foodies alike met Sunday to kick off Madison Chef Week, a week-long event put on by the Madison Area Chefs Network that showcases the food from a variety of restaurants around the city.