News Conferences provide information to the media and citizens of Madison, unfiltered and uncut.
Press Briefing with Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and City Officials: September 23, 2021
Mayor Rhodes-Conway and a representative from Public Health Madison & Dane County discuss COVID updates and other City issues. Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes discusses the development of the department’s strategic plan on shots fired. And Jessica Cavazos, President of the Latino Chamber of Commerce discusses the many contributions of the Latinx community during Hispanic Heritage Month and year round.
News Conference: Bike Week in Madison
Madison Bikes and the City of Madison kick off the 24th annual Bike Week in Madison. Events are happening Sunday, September 12 through Saturday 18 throughout the city. Events this year feature pop-up bike stations with free treats and bike checks, plus movies, organized bike rides, and special Madison Bike Week offers from local businesses.
Press Briefing with Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and City Officials: September 9, 2021
Mayor Rhodes-Conway and a representative from Public Health Madison & Dane County discuss COVID updates and other City issues. City Planner Angela Puerta provides an update on progress regarding the attachment, and upcoming public information meetings on the Town of Madison. And Abigail Corso with Elevate Energy talks about that group’s partnership in conjunction with Sustain Dane and the City of Madison to retrofit affordable rental housing to improve energy efficiency.
Mayor Rhodes-Conway Releases 2022 Executive Capital Budget
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway releases her 2022 Executive Capital Budget and the five-year Capital Improvement Plan for the City of Madison.
News Conference: Gov. Evers Announces $25 Million Investment for Transit Services
Gov. Tony Evers today announces a $25 million investment in transit services for the City of Madison and Milwaukee County. The investment is supported by the state's American Rescue Plan Act dollars, and includes more than $5.2 million for the City of Madison and more than $19.7 million for Milwaukee County.
News Conference: Madison Fire Announces Launch of C.A.R.E.S. Initiative
The Madison Fire Department hosts a press conference to announce the launch of the Community Alternative Response Emergency Services (CARES) initiative, which begins responding to non-violent behavioral health emergency calls on September 1, 2021.