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McConnell blocks Schumer's Mueller report resolution

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked efforts by his Democratic counterpart to pass via unanimous consent a resolution to make public special counsel Robert Mueller's report, the second time Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has tried to do so.

MMSD superintendent says Joint Finance motion puts up barriers

Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham said a motion from the Joint Finance Committee that would authorize the UW System to create independent charter schools is an "alarming sign" of the Legislature prioritizing private schools and politics over public education.

Public school open enrollment starts Feb. 2

The state's public school open enrollment application period, an opportunity for parents to send their children to any public school district in the state, starts next week, according to a release.

City hopes public restrooms will resolve public urination issue

Committee looks at other cities to see what works

The renaissance of downtown Madison can be seen in the skyline and on the sidewalks. If you look up, you'll see construction cranes working to create downtown living spaces, and at ground level, you will find sidewalks crowded with residents and visitors.

Regulators OK MG&E rate increase

Electric increase is largest in a decade

Despite one of the three state regulators dissenting Wednesday, a request from an area utility to raise electric rates for tens of thousands of Dane County customers was approved shortly after noon.

Mayor wants to move forward on Judge Doyle Square Project

Public part of project includes municipal building, parking ramp renovation

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin wants a green light on the public potion of the Judge Doyle Square Project so it can move forward while the private development is hashed out.