City of Madison

‘Streateries’ to take over State Street during summer weekends

Restaurants can expand outdoor seating areas into street, sidewalk as long as physical distancing is maintained

Capitol, State St, Orpheum, Metro Bus,
Herald

New Dane County social distancing restrictions announced as COVID-19 cases increase

Large number of new cases result of gatherings, bars, restaurants, press release says

City of Madison

Crowd gathers at Department of Public Instruction for police free schools march

the march comes after Mayor Conway announced Madison city and school district leaders have agreed to end police contracts in schools

City of Madison

Protesters march for Black queer, trans lives, celebrate Pride month

'Black lives matter, and Black queer lives too,' protesters chant

City of Madison

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway receives public backlash after private video to Madison Police Department

‘A spotlight needs to be put on her for not standing with her people, for not uplifting us and being there for us in this time of hardship,’ community activist says

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

Third day of George Floyd protests shuts down John Nolen Drive for over six hours

Protestors marched to the intersection after a press conference kicked of a week of action

City of Madison

Madison Common Council elects new president, vice president

Council works to get various aspects of Madison government running virtually

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin spring primary raises concerns, legal questions among local, state officials

If election is close, voters will question election legitimacy in court, UW political science expert says

City of Madison

Madison mayor receives unprecedented executive powers to deal with COVID-19

'We are nowhere near the worst. The worst is yet to come,' Madison mayor said