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Alder Juliana Bennett

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Alder Juliana Bennett

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Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
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Tag: District Updates


DISTRICT UPDATE 05/26/20 Several student-related issues have been exacerbated by coronavirus (COVID-19). In this district update, you'll find student-focused census information, COVID-19 resources & updates, the 126 Langdon Development, and information on a Campus Neighborhood … [read more]


DISTRICT UPDATE 06/16/20: The City Council meets tonight (06/16) to discuss several legislative items. Many issues relate to police policy, and there is a specific budget request. The Council will be voting on an amendment to Madison General Ordinance 33.01 as well, which prohibits our Boards … [read more]


DISTRICT UPDATE 07/13/20 2020 CENSUS The census data continues to reflect a dismal student population in Madison. COVID-19 has been a massive disruption in our lives, but unfortunately, the census is going to continue, so making the most of it will be crucial. Below is a link to a … [read more]

COVID-19 Campus Resources

COVID-19 Campus Resources It would be an understatement to say that this semester will be the one of the most challenging times for this community. From students to seniors, to working-class residents, COVID-19 will worsen Madison's socioeconomic divide. We're not going to sugarcoat the … [read more]

619-621 N Lake St Proposal

Development at 619-621 N Lake St A proposal for development at 619-621 N Lake St has been submitted to the City. We are calling an official Campus-Area Neighborhood Association meeting on Monday, October 26th at 5:00 pm to discuss the proposal and form a steering committee. 619-621 N … [read more]

Press Release: Student Relief Fund

Within the coming months, more funding for emergency relief will become available. I'll be posting a compiled list of resources beginning of February when most become accessible to District 8 and City of Madison residents. See Press Release below. -- … [read more]

COVID-19 Campus Resources

We are nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and many, including myself, are wondering when we'll finally see the end. In the meantime, familiarize yourselves with the ongoing mutual aid efforts in Madison in case your or anyone you know might be in need. Below is a compiled list of resources … [read more]

District 8 Blog One EEEEEE

Hiiiiii, I’m Juliana. I’m an arising senior at UW, studying Finance and Political Science and I’m the District 8 Alder for the Madison City Council! Here is *finally* my first alder blog. All issues are in chronological order, so go ham. If you wanna chat feel free to contact me via email at … [read more]

Congrats to Our New Chief of Staff Karen Kapusta

Big Congrats to our new Chief of Staff Karen Kapusta! Read Press Release here The Chief of Staff hiring process was something that took a long, long time to complete. It was a collaborative effort, between city staff and alders. So, sending appreciation to staff and my colleagues. And more … [read more]

Sifting and Reckoning Opening: Acknowledging UWs Past, Paving a Better Future

On September 12th, the Chazen Art Museum opened the Sifting and Reckoning exhibit of UW-Madison's history of exclusion and resistance. The exhibit is a result of the UW-Madison Public History project's three years of researching, listening, and educating the public on the less savory aspects … [read more]

Weekly Updates (9/19-9/24)

9/18 - 9/24 Updates First off, Common Council was a doozy last night. The primary issue on the table was banning MPD from using chemical munitions. While we did not succeed in banning chemical munitions, we did make a small step in the right direction by requiring the Independent Monitor to … [read more]

Weekly Updates (9/25-10/1)

ELECTION DAY IS 42 DAYS AWAY! MAKE SURE YOU ARE PREPARED TO CAST YOUR VOTE!!! Yoooooo, it's about that time again. This election is uber important. Issues including legalizing marijuana and reproductive rights are on the November 8th ballot. Now is the perfect time to make sure you are … [read more]

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