City of Madison

Madison Mayor denounces alder’s use of profanity during City Council meeting

Alders write letter demanding investigation into incident

City of Madison

Madison City Council approves landmark civilian oversight measures of police conduct

'We have the choice here to evolve or repeat the same mistakes, and watch in horror as more people ... are killed' constituent says at meeting

City of Madison

Madison Common Council introduces resolution to create MPD civilian oversight committee

Resolution would allow oversight, suggestions for MPD amidst unrest from demonstrations across US

City of Madison

Madison Common Council elects new president, vice president

Council works to get various aspects of Madison government running virtually

City of Madison

Madison Common Council approves funding to add three officers to MPD

Council also declines funding for new ambulance

City of Madison

Community members, officials express public safety concerns at city budget hearing

Public comment heard about adding more ambulances, adding more MPD officers, defunding an MPD position

City of Madison

Madison city council signs resolution declaring racism to be public health crisis

Resolution sponsored by 20 council members, including Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway


Task force reconsidering city government structure in favor of council members serving full time

Task force split on council size and term limits, but in favor of full-time members

City of Madison

Madison Common Council, Soglin announce initiative to increase funding for entrepreneurs of color

The Equity Business Initiative will focus on funding historically underserved communities


Editorial board’s spring 2019 stories to watch

The Badger Herald Editorial Board deemed the following stories important to watch throughout the semester. UW freshmen campaign for a seat on Madison’s Common

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