UW-Madison Campus

UW announces face masks will be required in all campus buildings again

Starting August 5, all staff, students, visitors must wear masks in campus buildings due to rise in COVID-19 cases from the Delta variant, UW says

City of Madison

Madison Finance Committee authorizes new crisis response teams

'It’s going to hopefully help divert people from jails and emergency rooms,' project manager says 

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget allows 0.5% increase in sales tax, addresses concerns from municipalities

Counties will be allowed to increase sales tax to diversify local revenue sources, empower local governments

City of Madison

Common Council votes to ban MPD from using facial recognition technology

'These technologies have pretty well established and serious flaws in their capacity to accurately identify Black and Brown faces,' registrant says in support of ban

City of Madison

Madison Metro Transit kicks off Bus Rapid Transit with public meeting

Bus Rapid Transit system services will start in 2024 in Madison, with lines running through UW campus

City of Madison

UPDATED: Madison leadership announces appointments for MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Nine out of 27 nominations were recommended by local organizations in addition to two selected by Madison Mayor

City of Madison

Effort to recall Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway falls short due to lack of signatures

'I am not going to be distracted by a small group of people who want to divide this community,' Rhodes-Conway says

City of Madison

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

Alders write letter demanding investigation into incident

UW-Madison Campus

Families, off-campus students deal with financial impact of COVID-19

Utility moratorium shut-offs, mayor requests extension, UW support may help students navigate financial setbacks of pandemic

City of Madison

Madison nonprofits providing essential services struggle, lack funding

Three local nonprofits each receive $50,0000 in aid, nonprofit spokesperson said a thousand dollars will only help 50 families

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