Current News Releases (30 day retention)

  • Statement of Madison Mayor Paul Soglin on President Obama's Immigration Plan
    Posted Nov 21, 2014 | I support President Obama’s plan to reform U.S. Immigration policy. By using his lawful authority, he is granting relief to millions of hard working individuals, mothers and fathers who are going to work every day, earning a …
  • Statement of Mayor Paul R. Soglin on the 2015 Budget
    Posted Nov 19, 2014 | I return the 2015 Budget to the City Clerk without my signature. After three years of steady progress in addressing the issues of fiscal responsibility and a commitment to solving the challenges of poverty and equity, the …
  • Nan Brien and Leslie Ann Howard to Receive 2014 Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Award
    Posted Nov 17, 2014 | Mayor Paul Soglin announced today that Nan Brien and Leslie Ann Howard are the recipients of the 2014 Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award. The award was created by the Common Council to honor Madison …
  • Sharing Information from C-SPAN: MADISON, WISCONSIN WEEKEND
    Posted Nov 14, 2014 | Hosted by our Charter cable partners, our C-SPAN Cities Tour staff visited numerous locations to explore the unique history and literary culture of Wisconsin’s capital city. In addition to having the below pieces sprinkled in …
  • Mayor Soglin Seeks Multi-Model Transportation Options for I39/90
    Posted Nov 11, 2014 | Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has reached out to area transportation planning organizations seeking a regional solution for Janesville to Madison commuters on the Interstate 39/90 corridor. He is asking for a meeting with the …
  • Mayor Soglin Joins "JAM ON JOHNSON"
    Posted Nov 11, 2014 | Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will join Alder Ledell Zellers, members of the Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association, the Capitol East Business Association and YELP Madison on Friday, November 14 for Jam on Johnson a celebration of …
  • 2014 MadMarket Double Dollars Program Extended
    Posted Nov 11, 2014 | The City of Madison and Community Action Coalition are pleased to announce the extension of this year’s MadMarket Double Dollars Program through December 16th, 2014. FoodShare users can continue to participate in the Double …
  • Mayor Soglin Announces New Mayoral Assistant
    Posted Nov 6, 2014 | Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced today that Madison Police Detective Gloria Reyes will be serving in the Mayor’s office as the liaison to a number of agencies. Reyes will replace Astra Miriaku Iheukumere who has accepted …
  • Freakfest 2014
    Posted Nov 6, 2014 | MPD is pleased with the behavior of the vast majority of those who were downtown for Freakfest 2014; however, the sheer number of celebrants in this size of event always gives the department reason for pause and …
  • Mayor Soglin Authorizes Study of Collaboration Between Local Fire Departments
    Posted Nov 5, 2014 | Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is introducing a resolution authorizing the Madison Fire Department to examine the costs and benefits of border dropping.  According to Mayor Soglin, “In 2013 we reached an agreement to provide fire …
  • Top of State Street / Philosophers' Grove Design Workshop
    Posted Nov 3, 2014 | Located at the top of State Street, the intersection of the Capitol Square and State Street is an important crossroads for the city. Mayor Paul Soglin has directed City staff comprised of Planning, Engineering, Parks, Police …
  • Madison Hosts My Brother's Keeper Community Action Summit
    Posted Oct 30, 2014 | Mayor Paul Soglin, the Madison Common Council, and a group of community partners are hosting a meeting of community leaders and representatives at the inaugural Community Action Summit, which is part of President Barack Obama’s …
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