City of Madison

Alderpersons propose anti-harassment policy for City Council

'If we can't work together, and the communication isn't there, then how are we supposed to make the best policy decisions for the city' Alderperson says

City of Madison

BRT off of State Street may reduce accessibility for low-income students, reduce travel time, ASM rep says

'It is saying that transportation needs aren’t being met for low-income individuals,” ASM spokesperson says

City of Madison

City Council passes 2022 operating budget, increasing MPD budget by $1 million

City council votes unanimously to approve 2022 operating budget, despite some criticizing MPD's $1 million increase amid an $18 million budget gap

City of Madison

City redistricting threatened to split undergraduate dorms, raising concerns from students

Redistricting Committee ultimately recommended map that would keep dorms, some of off-campus housing together

City of Madison

Madison City Council discusses wage increases for city workers

Alders, Madison residents also discuss zupporting UW Health nurses' union

City of Madison

Spring Election advisory referendum to allow voters to weigh in on City Council structure

'Voter feedback will help the City decide on what next steps to take,' Assistant City Attorney says

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Juliana Bennett for Madison District 8 alder

Bennett, a co-founder of the UW BIPOC Coalition, is running to replace current District 8 Alder Max Prestigiacomo

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Spring 2021 stories to watch

City of Madison

Alders propose to decriminalize use, possession of cannabis in Madison

'Compounding and successive fees coupled with restricting where consumption is allowed are direct causes of this injustice,' alder says

City of Madison

Local activists comment on new MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Board will investigate police conduct and pass on recommendations to city government

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