City of Madison

Police Oversight Board amendment to remove racial, experience quotas

'I think it’s unfortunate that this is a step we have to take, to remove that specific language from the ordinance,' alderperson says

Column

Legislative support for marijuana in WI increasingly bipartisan

With Republicans' recent bill to legalize medical marijuana, residents should consider drug's benefits, harms beyond a political lens

City of Madison

City of Madison to rent hotel rooms for people living in Reindahl Park

City of Madison hopes to eventually find inhabitants permanent housing

City of Madison

UW nurses take to Facebook to demand union, collective bargaining rights

'I would say things have progressively gotten more difficult for nurses,' UW nurse says

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Spring 2021’s biggest stories

From a successful vaccine rollout to a potential return to normal, Editorial Board reviews the highs and lows of this past semester

City of Madison

Juliana Bennett, Jill Underly win races in spring election

'I’m ready to get to work and build a stronger, more equitable public education system that provides every child, every day with the world-class public education system they deserve,' tweets state superintendent-elect

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

UW students Juliana Bennett, Ayomi Obuseh announce candidacy for District 8 alder seat

Current District 8 Ald. Max Prestigiacomo will not run for re-election

City of Madison

City council passes mayor’s budget, votes to not accept additional funding for MPD

Meeting continued after nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
City of Madison

Madison proposes making alder full-time position, increasing pay

Proposal would take away student representation at city government, reduce number of alders by half

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