State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget allows 0.5% increase in sales tax, addresses concerns from municipalities

Counties will be allowed to increase sales tax to diversify local revenue sources, empower local governments

City of Madison

Pandemic, polar vortex do not hinder Madison’s homeless shelters

The Beacon and The Salvation Army offer pandemic success stories

City of Madison

BIPOC community of Madison less likely to get mental health support despite higher COVID-19 rates

'The cultural stigma in discussing and addressing mental health illnesses is also prevalent, particularly among communities of color,' state rep. says

City of Madison

Thursday marks last day to request absentee ballots for spring primary election

Absentee ballots must be back to municipal clerk or polling place by 8 p.m. on Election Day

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers appoints democratic donor to UW Board of Regents

'John will bring a well-rounded perspective to the UW Board of Regents,' Evers says

City of Madison

Artwork created on plywood on Madison storefronts comes down

'I think these murals broke down barriers and it starts to bring you in to talk about what has happened,' Social Impact Investment Director says

City of Madison

Hub II team says development will include “sustainability measures”

Measures could include green roofs, controlled runoff, high-efficiency LED lighting, energy-efficient appliances

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin GOP votes to repeal statewide mask mandate, Gov. Evers signs new Executive Order

Democratic senators worry repealing the statewide mandate will devastate health of Wisconsin residents

City of Madison

Madison featured as ‘climate-haven’ in CBS segment on climate refugees

'Dane County and the City of Madison have stepped forward and have laid out plans that can serve as models for other local governments,' UW professor says

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UW alumnus elected as new DNC executive director

2010 graduate will lead DNC through 2022 midterm elections

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