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The city of Madison, Wisconsin is expanding a program that decorates utility boxes with designs by local artists.
The systems were financed through a state grant program established after a February school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Mini-bonds are similar to traditional municipal bonds, but on a smaller scale.
A snow pile in Appleton, Wisconsin lasted until July 9, attracting attention from residents and local media.
As Bird and other companies feel local regulatory heat across the nation, a recent legal action in Milwaukee is worth watching.
“While the tens of millions of dollars are not there to do anything of any great size, there is the potential to start small and build an economy around local residents,” Madison Mayor Paul Soglin told Route Fifty.
“There has to be a cooperative spirit or it just flat-out won’t work,” according to Ed Eisch, fish production program manager for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Wisconsin courted the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer hard, but there are questions whether the state's economic development deal violates the Great Lakes Compact among eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces over water use.
The Badger State isn’t alone when it comes to people who seemingly have really good luck.
The Trump administration could soon approve a proposal from Governor Scott Walker to drug test food-stamp recipients.
“We’re not willing to trade DACAs for their parents, DACAs for their siblings, DACAs for a wall,” according to Madison’s Paul Soglin.
“It’s something that will be an evolutionary process, not revolutionary,” according to Washington County administrator Joshua Schoemann.
Foxconn Technology Group is promising $4 billion in investment and 5,000 new jobs, but not every suitor will get a piece of the pie despite cutting taxes, in some cases, to woo them.
Should law enforcement piggy-back on moving transit vehicles to get a bird’s-eye view of adjacent driver behavior?
An outbreak shows the slippery slope between benign and deadly.
With court data hard to come by, Measures for Justice is working with counties in six states to provide transparency at every step in the process—from arrest to post-resolution.
As indictments loom over Milwaukee County Jail after a high-profile death in custody, the county’s controversial sheriff, David Clarke, is moving into a role in the Department of Homeland Security.
PHOTOS: The Beaux-Arts building that dominates the Madison skyline came to be out of a mixture of disaster, bad luck and hubris—and it remains the Badger State’s most important public gathering point.
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