Madison Commons Media Digest, June 16, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Dane County vows to move forward after GOP strips Alliant Energy Center improvements form state budget, Barry Adams, Wisconsin State Journal, June 15.

Madison City Council adopts changes to neighborhood center funding, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, June 13.


A look at the new Eastside Pinney Library, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, June 15.

Fire departments from all over Wisconsin staff Madison stations during services for firefighter Todd Mahoney, Bill Novak, WSJ, June 15.

Madison getting ready to celebrate 30th Annual Juneteenth, David Dahmer, Madison365, June 13.

Madison Catholic Diocese hires detectives to probe clergy sexual abuse, Steven Verberg, WSJ, June 13.

Madison immigration law center seeing positive results, expanding, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, June 12.


Higher Education

UW-Madison precollege programs revamped after alleged sexual assaults, lawsuit, Kelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, June 16.

90 years of summer music learning at UW, Gayle Worland, WSJ, June 16.

Budget committee oks $1.9 billion in building projects, including $ billion for UW campuses, Kelly Meyerhofer, June 13.


Madison's 40th Paddle and Portage plies mostly clear waters, Steven Verburg, WSJ, June 15.

Madison officials preparing for e-bike revolution, Steven Elbow, WSJ, June 14.

How did solar energy get so cheap? UW Prof probes history of technology, Chris Hubbuch, WSJ, June 16.

Budget committee oks parts of Tony Evers' proposals for land stewardship, parks, CAFOs, Steven Verburg, WJS, June 12.

Food and Sustainability

New coalition seeks to end hunger in Madison SchoolsMadison365 Staff, June 13.


Full speed ahead at Exact Sciences, Judy Newman, WSJ, June 16.


Greenbush Bakery has to relocate; bookstore-bar-restaurant going in, Samara Kalk Derby, WSJ, June 13.


Budget Committee wraps up work with income tax cut for millionaires, Capital W: WSJ, June 14.

Wisconsin lawmaker-landlords change rental laws to not favor tenants, Cary Spivak and Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,  June 14.

Governor Evers re-launches pardon board, Kelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, June 14.



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