Madison Commons Media Digest, June 30, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Madison may open more parks to dogs, Dean Mosiman; Madisonians weigh in, Olivia Herken, Wisconsin State Journal (WSJ), June 28; City asks public to weigh in, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Capital Times (CT), June 27.

Contract for police in schools heading to Madison City Council July 2; Dane County sees programming potential in housing youth with longer-term incarceration sentences, Abigail Becker, CT, June 24.

Madison police use real-time drone technology to monitor this year's Shake the Lake, Adam Duxter, Channel3000, June 29.


Madison poised to fund community members to engage youths on Southwest Side, Dean Mosiman, WSJ, June 29.

Latino community responds to Supreme Court census ruling, June 28; Census citizenship question could create fear for Madison immigrants, lead to undercount, Abigail Becker, CT, June 25.

Sexual abuse conference educates on often 'invisible' male, African-American, LGBTQ survivors, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, June 28.

New Madison bishop says it's too early to know how he may change diocese, Steven Verburg, WSJ, June 26.


Opinion, Dave Cieslewicz: Reyes' vote on cops was in bounds, Isthmus, June 27.

Higher Education

Madison College WorkSmart program helps overcome barriers to education, Nicholas Garton, Madison365, June 28.

UW-Madison raising pride flags over Memorial Union, Union South; UW-Madison recognizes land as Ho-Chunk's ancestral home, Kelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, June 27.


Madison, Dane County officials continue efforts to prevent future flooding along lakes, Shelley K. Mesch, WSJ, June 24.

Nation's largest coal producers look to merge mines that supply early 60% of Wisconsin coal, Chris Hubbuch, WSJ, June 30.

Enbridge wins Wisconsin Supreme Court battle over pipeline insurance, Chris Hubbuch, WSJ, June 28.


What's next for Madison's Housing First strategy? Howard Hardee, Isthmus, June 27.


Sun Prairie hopes first base rout is start of long relationship with Madison bus system, Chris Rickert, WSJ, June 28.

Arts and Culture

Madison to consider installing Sid Boyum sculptures along near east side bike path, Abigail Becker, CT, June 30.

Veronica Rueckert helps women trust and love their voices, Mary Ellen Gabriel, Isthmus, June 27.

As free as the wind blows: World Naked Bike Ride, Holly Henschen, Isthmus, June 27.


City panel finds demolition by neglect of landmark Langdon Street property, Dean Mosiman, WSJ, June 26.


Tony Evers has till Friday to decide whether to veto budget, Kelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, June 29.

Capital W: SCOTUS on political gerrymandering, WSJ, June 28.

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules state superintendent must seek permission in rule-making, Logan Wroge, WSJ, June 27.

Nine County Region

Proposed dog breeding facility for medical research draws ire of Spring Green residents, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, June 27.

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