City of Madison

Madison police union approves ‘vote of no confidence’ on Mayor Rhodes-Conway’s leadership amid recall demands

Police union cites concerns over mayor's leadership abilities and 'unhealthy portrayal of Madison Police Department' as reasons for vote

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New order requires all Dane County residents to wear masks in public

'People should assume that everyone wearing a mask is doing it to protect you and themselves,' PHMDC Director says

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Dane County to move into the next stage of reopening, business capacity, gathering size can increase

New order goes into effect 8 a.m. June 15, allows businesses to operate at 50% capacity

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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

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Madison Common Council introduces resolution to create MPD civilian oversight committee

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

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Dane County launches plan to protect homeless amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Elements of plan include securing sufficient housing accommodations, providing food, transportation services

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Mayor waives nearly $5,000 bill for youth climate protesters

Costs to cover police presence, permitting process around event organizing remain "undefined," deputy mayor said

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Finance Committee rejects adding new officers to MPD

Committee approved funding for police auditor position

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Budget cuts for Madison agencies allocate money for youth outreach

City staff, council work together to 'best meet the needs of our residents,' mayor said

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Madison stakeholders come together to address homelessness on State Street, downtown area

Police, shelters, stakeholders work together to come up with solutions