City of Madison

As Chinese import fewer recyclables, Madison’s profits go down

'The recycling system still functions, the money’s just not there like it once was,' recycling coordinator says

City of Madison

$80,000 added to Dane County’s 2020 budget for sex trafficking prevention efforts

Budget will be used to create new position to support survivors

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Madison adopts report aimed at preventing gentrification

Report makes recommendations aimed at preventing displacement due to gentrification

City of Madison

Man jumps into Metro bus’s front window, is taken into custody

Damage to window placed at $1,200, passengers loaded onto different bus

City of Madison

UWPD to test new technology Hexwave for weapon detection spring 2020

Hexwave is able to detect weapons among large crowds without slowing down flow

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

City of Madison

City council passes $40 wheel tax, effective Feb. 1

Mayor Rhodes-Conway says tax is only way to fund BRT

City of Madison

Deputy Mayor discusses government’s position on improving bus transit

Despite desperate need for more buses, there is currently lack of storage space, Orrantia said

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20,000 tickets sold for Madison’s 2019 Freakfest

There were no major incidents and, as of 1:30 a.m., only two arrests

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Finance Committee rejects adding new officers to MPD

Committee approved funding for police auditor position