Into this drama steps the City Council's yet-to-be-elected president along with 19 other people, including nine new faces, to be sworn in April 20.
After much study and debate, Madison voters will soon advise if the city should have a smaller, full-time, higher-paid City Council, which could lead to the biggest changes in the city's governance structure in decades.
Dear Editor: Paul Skidmore, the incumbent alder for District 9, uses attack ads to win reelection that fuel residents’ worst fears. Hoping to …
Several Madison City Council members rushed to judgment of Ald. Paul Skidmore, District 9. He was accused of directing a sexually based commen…
An independent analysis has failed to identify the person who called a local activist a vulgarity toward the end of a marathon online meeting in September that exposed deep divisions on the Madison City Council.
Madison's mayor said Monday that furloughs for city staff were canceled, but Police Chief Shon Barnes said her announcement "does not apply to MPD."
Nikki Conklin challenges incumbent Paul Skidmore for the District 9 seat on the Madison City Council.
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Co-sponsor Sheri Carter is facing a challenge for her seat this April from a longtime local activist.
"People who have been in the mix for a while tend to be more trusting that the political system will operate as a should," Burden said.
The resolution authorizes the city to spend up to $10,000 from the City Council’s budget for a forensic IT analysis of the Sept. 1 meeting.
The Madison City Council on Tuesday rejected a proposal to ban Madison police from using tear gas, pepper spray and sponge-projectile launchers. Instead, they approved a study into tear gas.
Ald. Paul Skidmore is accused of a calling a constituent a derogatory name during an online meeting is warning that any action the council takes against him could be subject to court challenge.
Council member Paul Skidmore had denied he called a woman a vulgarity.
City Attorney Michael Haas referenced two recent joint statements by council members and warned that communications that violate the open meetings law could jeopardize subsequent actions taken by the council.
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14 Madison City Council members said there's "little question" about who is to blame for an expletive used against a resident at Tuesday's meeting. They said that person should admit it.
During the meeting’s eighth hour, viewers can hear someone say “c---” after Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway introduced a member of the public who had registered to speak.
"The culture and civility of City Council meetings has drastically deteriorated, culminating in what appears to be the use of gender based profanity addressed at a member of the public at the Sept. 1 council meeting," the mayor and City Council president said in a joint statement.