City of Madison

Plant Dane program promotes cleaner lakes by making native plants increasingly accessible

Campaign in 14th year sells native plants at discounted price

Herald

Through music, knowledge, a sense of community strengthened

Underground dance fundraiser gives public best of both worlds providing activism, fun through use of music, knowledge, sense of building community

City of Madison

County Board votes to join statewide lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

Board gave permission to counsel to sue companies who illegally contributed to opioid epidemic

City of Madison

Reduced staff, increased autopsies belabor Dane County Coroner’s Office

Dane County also handles autopsies from Rock, Brown & Door counties

Column

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

Current state of jail remains dangerous for inmates, staff

Column

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