City of Madison

Common Council unanimously passes 2020 budgets

2020 operating budget is $340.7 million

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Madison adopts report aimed at preventing gentrification

Report makes recommendations aimed at preventing displacement due to gentrification

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‘By the people, for the people’: Government efficacy requires public engagement

City of Madison's recent efforts to involve public more in civic action bodes well for improvement of government work

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Alder Avra Reddy plans to resign by end of month

After serving for 6 months, Alder Avra Reddy steps down from District 8 to cope with family illness

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Bus Rapid Transit to be implemented by 2024

The City of Madison plans to develop a new bus rapid transit system that will drastically reduce ride time

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Madison elects first all-female Madison School Board, whose members could end school-based police officer program

Cristiana Carusi, Ali Muldrow, Ananda Mirilli all focused on closing achievement, opportunity gaps in their campaigns

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With retailers packing their storefronts, many worry about future of State Street

Mayor Paul Soglin concerned rising State Street expenses will push local businesses out of town

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Republicans wonder if a majority of Wisconsinites should count in elections

Evers' cabinet picks show he is committed to representing all Wisconsinites — not just those who voted for him

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Madison shuts down drinking water well as public concern over hazardous chemicals rises

Madison will look to the state for water standard recommendations to cleanse the well

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Dane County Humane Society opens thrift store as new source of revenue

Officials say decrease in animals at the center has opened up space for new source of revenue