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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.

Senate panel sets hearing on 7-day work week

Senate panel sets public hearing on 7-day work week bill

The state Senate's labor committee will take public comments this week on a Republican bill that would allow factory and retail employees to volunteer to work seven straight days without a day off.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

DNR wants input on Green Bay-area properties

DNR seeking input on master plan for Green Bay properties

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a new master plan for properties along the western shore of Green Bay.

State education department opposes standards bill

3 proposals grew out of academic standards task force

An assistant Wisconsin state superintendent said revising academic standards every six years would create legal, technical and other issues that make a Republican-backed proposal to do that unworkable.

More land along Sugar River opens to public

600 acres along river near Verona will be available for fishing, recreation

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced a new conservation effort Monday that adds to the land on the Sugar River that is open to the public for fishing and recreation.

State committee to hold hearing on 70 mph limit

State transportation committee to hold public hearing on 70 mph speed limit proposal

Drivers will get a chance to sound off this week on a Republican bill that would raise state's speed limit.

Groups clash over which documents are public

Controversy involves the ALEC conservative think tank

A clash between a national conservative group and a liberal Wisconsin advocacy group is raising questions about how much of the public's business can be conducted behind closed doors.