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Friday, December 08, 2023

Cailynn Hensen


Soglin says new national tax code could hurt Madison

When Congress rewrites the tax code, hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents could see higher taxes and lower home values, but Mayor Paul Soglin says cities could take the hardest hit. In a press conference Wednesday morning, Soglin discussed the effects of eliminating the state and local tax deduction, a possible move for Congressional Republicans as they vote on a proposal next week. The state and local tax deduction is claimed by taxpayers across the spectrum.


City council member accused of improper involvement in beer garden contract

A Madison alder is set to go before an ethics committee Tuesday after being accused by a resident of improper involvement in creating a contract between the city and a business—which her husband is involved with—that’s planning to build a controversial beer garden near Lake Monona. A complaint against Ald. Sara Eskrich, District 13, was filed last month by city resident Janet Etnier, according to the Wisconsin State Journal


Downtown Madison homicide victim suffered about 70 knife wounds

A man found dead in his downtown Madison apartment last month suffered about 70 knife wounds, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. The victim, Andrew Nesbitt, suffered wounds to the head, torso and neck during the March 27 incident, Dane County Chief Medical Examiner Vincent Tranchida said Tuesday in a preliminary trial for the suspect in the homicide. Darrick E.

An agreement between UW Health and Meriter allowing patients to avoid overcrowded hospital stays could be finalized as early as this summer.

UW Health, Meriter on track for merger

In a move that will reduce overcrowding and address the need for construction in local health care facilities, UW Health and UnityPoint Health-Meriter have signed an agreement to merge operations. The joint-operating agreement that has been cleared by the Federal Trade Commission comes nine months after the two health care providers announced plans for the agreement.

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