Gov. Scott Walker confirmed Friday that Wisconsin will defer implementation of a healthcare exchange to the federal government, a decision he had to make as a first step toward establishing the Affordable Healthcare Act in the state.
Madison police arrested a local man Wednesday afternoon for drug-related charges after an officer found the 27-year-old passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle on West Gilman Street, according to a police incident report.
Madison’s Common Council approved the $267.1 million 2013 Operating Budget, which grants the Overture Center for the Arts $1.75 million in city funds and does not raise bus fares.
Developers of the Edgewater Hotel will break ground on a $98 million renovation project Thursday.
Madison’s city Council will deliberate and vote on Mayor Paul Soglin’s proposed operating and capital budgets for 2013, including a set of amendments packaged together, during three upcoming meetings this week.
After the city of Madison issued an eviction notice for Occupy Madison members to vacate a site on East Washington Avenue Wednesday, the group set up camp at a county park Saturday.
A county court charged a former University of Wisconsin-Madison plant researcher Friday with two felonies for allegedly growing marijuana in a university lab.
Construction on the renovation of the 100 block of State Street began Thursday and is expected to be completed in the the spring of 2014, according to the Block 100 Foundation.
City officials gave initial approval for one proposed downtown building and postponed further discussion of two other building proposals at an Urban Design Commission meeting Wednesday night.