Media Digest, July 21, 2018

Top Story

Paul Soglin will not run for mayor in 2019.  And Rhodes-Conway, Cheeks, and Konkel jump in.  Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 17.

More Politics

Michael Tierney recommended to fill District 16 Council seat. Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 19.


Alders and Dane County find solution to far East Side highway brouhaha. Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 20.  But not till Soglin accuses Dane County of "blackmailing"! Logan Wroge, Wisconsin State Journal, July 17.

The woman behind the City of Madison's social media. Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 15.


Contentious meeting over police in Madison Schools  July 19;  Mayor Soglin and Police Chief Koval oppose pulling police from high schools. Logan Wroge, Wisconsin State Journal, July 2o.

Development and Economy

MG&E wants to cut electric rates, hike gas, in 2019.  Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal, July 18.


Spiritual leaders advocate for "spiritual space" in Dane Co. Jail.  Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 2o.

Madison pediatrician kicks off Midwest "Girls Empowerment" tour. Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Capital Times, July 2o.

Actual Fun

Dane County Fair continues Saturday and Sunday at Alliant Center.  Cows! Rides! Lots to eat! Robyn Norton, Wisconsin State Journal, July 20.


Chancellor Rebecca Blank says UW is at a "good place" five years in.  Paul Fanlund, Capital Times, July 20.


Wisconsin is not ready for cyberattacks on the 2016 elections. Mark Sommerhauser, Wisconsin State Journal, July 21.

Mike Ellis, former Republican Leader from Appleton, remembered by colleagues. Jesse Opoien, Capital Times, July 20.

Sen. Ron Johnson: Trump Trade War doing damage to Wisconsin businesses. Mark Sommerhauser, Wisconsin State Journal, July 19.

Duck boat operators in Dells say their tours are safe.  Chris Aadland, Wisconsin State Journal, July 21.


Wisconsin State Journal, July 20.

Capital Times, July 20.



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