Madison Commons Media Digest, January 19, 2020

Madison and Dane County

Zoo Director looks ahead after split with former fundraising partner, Judy Davidoff, Isthmus, Jan. 16. Madison public golf courses need investments of $34.7 million to $52.5 million, Dean Mosiman, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 14. Community

Madison Diocese identifies ninth priest credibly accused of sexual abuse, Emily Hamer, WSJ, Jan.

Madison Commons Media Digest, January 12, 2020

Madison and Dane County

Novel financing approach may help city absorb town of Madison, Dean Mosiman, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 12. Changes aimed at making city government more fair would cost $2.2 million, Dean Mosiman, WSJ, Jan. 8; Implementing change would cost millions, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Jan. 8.

Madison Commons Media Digest, December 29, 2019

Madison and Dane County

11 Dane County Board members not running for re-election in 2020, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Dec. 28. School levies drive higher tax bills in many Dane County municipalities, Dean Mosiman, Wisconsin State Journal, Dec. 28. Looking back at 2019, Mayer Satya Rhodes-Conway says Madison is 'shifting direction,' Abigail Becker, CT, Dec.

Madison Commons Media Digest, December 22, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Madison School District has largest property tax increase in dollars in state for 2019-20, Scott Girard, Capital Times, Dec. 18. Dane County reaches an agreement with Henry Vilas Zoological Society, Joe Tarr, Isthmus, Dec. 20. Community

UW Hospital nurses revive union, ask board to recognize it, Dave Wahlberg, WSJ, Dec.

Madison Commons Media Digest, December 15, 2019

Madison and Dane County

'Dramatic' turnover ahead for Dane County Board after spring election, Abigail Becker, CT, Dec. 14. Community Development Authority postpones vote on armed security guards at Madison public housing sites, Abigail Becker, CT, Dec. 14. Rookie mistakes, tossed cases, pile up in District Attorney's office, Steven Potter, Isthmus, Dec.

Madison Commons Media Digest, December 8, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Matt Wachter to lead city's Planning, Community and Economic Development Department, Dean Mosiman, Wisconsin State Journal, Dec. 5. Community

Local faith communities and organizations to hold 'Longest Night: National Homeless Person's Memorial Service,' Madison365, Dec. 5. Urban League job center's partnership courses work to fill jobs, close skills gap, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Dec.

Madison Commons Media Digest, December 1, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Dane County invests in tow plow technology to clear roads faster, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Nov. 28. Proposed bill would require some businesses to install diaper-changing stations in restrooms, Mitchell Schmidt, Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 27. Dane County Board Chair Corrigan not running in 2020, Steven Elbow, CT, Nov.

Madison Commons Media Digest, Nov. 24, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Dane County Board adopts process for distributing mental health funding, does not override veto, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Nov. 22; Dane County Exec proposes new call center, a 'universal access point' for mental and behavioral health care, Shanzeh Ahmad, WSJ, Nov. 19. Government Structure Task Force shares final recommendations, WORT News and Shaun Soman, Nov. 21.

Madison Commons Media Digest, November 17, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Sally Rohrer joins Madison's City Council as District 8 alder, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Nov. 17. Former Madison Mayor Joel Skornicka dies at age 82, Howard Hardee, Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 17. Madison City Council adopts 2020 budgets, including police auditor, Abigail Becker, CT, Nov.