ArtsEtc

“Our existence is resistance:” local artists paint boarded windows in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Artists use space to uplift Black voices, advocate for systemic change

City of Madison

Madison Common Council introduces resolution to create MPD civilian oversight committee

Resolution would allow oversight, suggestions for MPD amidst unrest from demonstrations across US

City of Madison

Dane County launches plan to protect homeless amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Elements of plan include securing sufficient housing accommodations, providing food, transportation services

City of Madison

Madison officials work through primary voting uncertainties amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Marquee contest on ballot is statewide Supreme Court race, according to UW expert

UW-Madison Campus

Madison deputy mayor unveils plans to address climate change

Officials from City of Madison, Wisconsin Climate Change Impacts outlined plans to address climate-induced flooding

City of Madison

Common Council attempts to reduce single-use plastic waste, passes plastic straw ordinance

Restaurants to receive citations upon plastic straw infractions after educational grace period

News

Experts discuss Dane County affordable housing crisis, possible solutions

Experts said closing housing gap is hard or virtually impossible

City of Madison

City of Madison, UW worked together on accurate count of student population for 2020 Census

Census starts in March, students could submit responses through paper, phone or online

City of Madison

After decrease in opioid overdoses in Madison, UW, city takes steps to sustain downward trend

Action to 'address the opioid epidemic is a direct result of multiple agencies,' city health official says

City of Madison

City of Madison snow emergency continuing into Tuesday Morning

'Madison has nearly 1,800 miles of traffic lanes that need to be plowed, and it just takes a long time to get to them all,' Streets Superintendent says