Stories tagged: "Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway"

Main Street in downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
COVID Relief Funds Were ‘Saving Grace’ for Cash-Strapped Cities

Racine, Wausau, and Madison among Wisconsin cities seeing huge benefit from millions of dollars in COVID relief.

July 8, 2021, at Cumberland Elementary School in Whitefish Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
‘Isn’t Good Enough for Our Kids’: Evers Signs GOP Budget Despite Concerns

Governor reluctantly signs a budget that uses the state's surplus on tax cuts rather than education and infrastructure.

Bartender James Martine talks with longtime patrons Mamie and Steve Detert of Waterloo at  Pedro's Mexican Restaurant in Madison at the end of September. Dane County announced Tuesday it is restricting all indoor gatherings. This new ordinance will not apply to restaurants, which will still be allowed to operate at 25% capacity. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Dane County Shuts Down Indoor Gatherings

Order comes as virus cases surge, deaths and hospitalizations climb.

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway beat four other Wisconsin mayors to a competition to see who could get the highest percentage of registered voters to submit absentee ballots at 62%. All of the other four cities had more than 49% of registered voters submit absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
Mayors of Wisconsin’s Five Largest Cities: Voting Will Be Safe and Secure

Roughly 50% of registered voters have already submitted absentee ballots in the state’s five largest cities.

COVID Surging Among Young Adults in Wisconsin
COVID Surging Among Young Adults in Wisconsin

Dane County responds by reinstating restrictions, as half of the recent cases tied to bars. Milwaukee County businesses call for mandatory masks.

FBI Joins Probe After Black Madison Woman Set on Fire in Racist Attack
FBI Joins Probe After Black Madison Woman Set on Fire in Racist Attack

Family spokesman tells UpNorthNews she’s “resilient, smart, and forgiving young lady” who is “doing better.”

A Black Man Moved Into A Madison-Area Neighborhood. Then The Cops Were Called for No Reason
Those Seeking Justice for George March On

Crowds press for police changes in the wake of Floyd homicide.