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Dane County funding for jails may improve mental health services for inmates, reduce solitary confinement

Current state of jail remains dangerous for inmates, staff

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Fund programs which prevent reincarceration, not the prison system

There's something ironic about syphoning funds into improving the quality of facilities where it's likely those convicted of a crime will end up a second or third time

City of Madison

City-County Committee calls for public bathroom facilities for homeless community

Conversation brought up after Wisconsin plumbing company ended port-a-potty contract with Madison

State of Wisconsin

Dane County legislators address concerns of future health care in Wisconsin at town hall

Community members were worried about prohibiting abortion training, possible rollback of Medicaid

City of Madison

Dane County moves forward on commitment to confronting climate change through collaboration with Cook County

Collaboration to make modest carbon pollution reductions is 'important for public health and safety'

City of Madison

MarketReady program looks to help minorities in Madison Public Market

System will help a total of 30 businesses, draw businesses to region

UW-Madison Campus

UW program shows how food can be used to end systemic incarceration of minorities

Urban agriculture gives individuals the knowledge, resources to build relationships within the community

City of Madison

Rankings shows disparities between happiness, health in Dane County

Dane County ranked third for overall healthiness but these do not account for different population groups in the area

City of Madison

Dane County Farmers’ Market looks to spice things up with new changes

Nami Moon Farms' co-owner, farm manager said coming to DCFM is 'pinnacle achievement'

City of Madison

Dane County Board carves path for undocumented immigrants hoping to become citizens

Many organizations have spoken in favor of an immigration assistance fund resolution