Category Archives: Madison city government

Power struggle in Madison’s Kremlin

In this corner, wearing the red trunks, Mayor Paul Soglin The challenger, wearing the black trunks, city alders Madison alders tonight will win at least one round of their on-going power struggle with Mayor Paul Soglin. They likely can muster … Continue reading

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Madison residents appreciate their police as shootings proliferate, Council dawdles

“These acts of graciousness go a very long way of giving us a booster shot and we certainly need it.” — Police Chief Mike Koval photos and video by Norm Sannes You know, when we sit at the greeting table and shake … Continue reading

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The people spoke, the Council did the right thing by its police chief

Congratulations, people! We did it! A rare victory! Your e-mails, your comments and your testimony persuaded the Madison Common Council to do the right thing and recompense Police Chief Koval for all of the $21,953 he ran up defending himself … Continue reading

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Madison police endorse 4 candidates, shun 17 sitting alders!

As Rod Serling would say, for your electoral consideration: Consider that all 20 Madison aldermanic seats will be decided on April 4. 19 of those are incumbents seeking re-election. Only 5 incumbents are challenged (and one of the challengers is a write … Continue reading

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