Category Archives: Madison city government

A full-time, smaller Madison Common Council? 

Half the damage at twice the cost? A Madison task force studied the basic structure of Madison’s city government and came up with these recommendations: Full-time alders Reduce their number by half — to 10 from the current 20. Double … Continue reading

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The people had spoken vs. Satya’s wheel tax but who listened?

Vote Progressive Dane, get screwed It was what we thought it was. Madison is 10 to 1 opposed to the city’s $40 wheel tax, judging from the 2,000 pages [CORRECTED] of e-mails that flooded city hall from 250 individuals. Kudos … Continue reading

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Social justice warriors are killing our kids

… and encouraging car jackings What is this ‘personal responsibility’ of which you speak? Shake your soft little fists all you want at the Mexican cartels who slaughtered three women and their children pleading for their lives in Sonora state. … Continue reading

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Alds. Henak, Skidmore, and Tierney fight the good fight

Three key roll call votes from Tuesday’s Madison Common Council budget meeting Involved citizens, whether driven by fear or not, deserve to know how their alders voted on public safety 11-12-19. Here are three key roll call votes on public … Continue reading

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Progressive alder’s family is burglarized by repeat offender; she proposes still more restorative justice

Ald. Rebecca Kemble: Maybe things will get better now that Chief Koval is gone Wants ‘community-based solutions’ The secretive shareholders of Blaska Policy Werkes thank Madame Brenda Konkel for her faithful, gavel-to-gavel transcription of the Madison Common Council’s budget deliberations Tuesday … Continue reading

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What do I expect? Public safety

Madison Common Council adds 3 extra police officers Spurns extra firefighters and ambulance  A downtown resident and business owner gave compelling testimony Tuesday night (11-12-19) urging the Madison Common Council to add more police officers. Her name is Saundra Meuer … Continue reading

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