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Police body cameras spark controversy

After a proposal to fund police body cameras was rejected, many city council members want more research to be done before supporting any new proposals


Fighting Spirits: Ahead of municipal elections, questions loom about future of liquor licensing in downtown Madison

Spike in violent crimes downtown linked to alcohol consumption have city officials, police rethinking current policies regarding liquor licensing


A vote of no confidence for Madison local government

Historically low voter turnout in local elections shows Madisonians know their local leaders have very little influence

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Transportation committee discusses potential for new bus system

Survey reports people wanting faster, more frequent buses

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Madison City Council approves 2019 Capital, Operating budgets after eight hours of deliberation

$5.77 million was allocated to support flood mitigation

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Soglin seeks re-election of third consecutive term as mayor, opponents urge for change

Despite previously announcing he will not run, Soglin's improved relationship with city council prompts new aspirations

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City Council to remove confederate cenotaph from Forest Hill Cemetery

After nearly one year of debate over Forest Hill confederate monuments cenotaph will be removed, placed in museum

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Madison City Council votes to overturn Landmark Commission decision to keep Confederate monument

Madison residents, alders shared their views on decision

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City Council approves funding for Kajsiab House after emotional hearing

Council also overturned Mayor Paul Soglin’s veto on restricting Koi Sushi’s alcohol license

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City Council continues on with plan for Confederate Monuments

Decision moved to Landmarks Commission to remove existing monument