Column

MPD budget increase could be used for police reform

Police brutality has racked nation in recent years, funding better officer recruiting, vetting processes could begin reform

Column

Redistricting efforts that divide up UW voters should be questioned

Several proposals that would have split up the student district, though unsuccessful, could have threatened power of student voting

City of Madison

Proposed resolution would require alderpersons to get vaccinated or undergo weekly testing

Proposed rule would set example for rest of city, city council members say

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

State of Wisconsin

Madison City Council to take up recommendations including body cameras for all Wisconsin law enforcement officers

Madison subcommittee members split on the recommendation to require law enforcement officers to wear body-worn cameras

City of Madison

UPDATED: Parking Enforcement Unit to be transferred from MPD to Parking Utility

'I was really happy to see them listen to us about this and I feel like this general decision that the council took last night was needed,' member of Public Safety Review Committee says

City of Madison

Forensic analysis of slur used in city council Zoom meeting yields inconclusive results

Zoom did not provide enough data to conclusively deteremine speaker, forensic IT analyst says

City of Madison

New Madison committee recommends body-worn cameras for MPD

'We looked into these issues in really great depth, and we came up with some very specific and detailed preconditions for the adoption of body-worn cameras,' committee member says

Features

Progressive student leaders forge new path through Madison city council

Retirement of Prestigiacomo, candidacy of Bailey provide fresh opportunities for progress on issues of transparency, racial equity

City of Madison

Madison to decriminalize cannabis, will not change rules on UW property

Majority of city council co-sponsored legislation, likely to pass, according to city alder

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