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Ordinance to ban commerical truck idling

 A coal plant wrapped in green

Dane County Supv. Brett Hulsey has always been an environmentalist. He backed the county's ban on phosphorous in fertilizer. He helped put $15 million in the county's 2009 budget for water quality initiatives. He's currently proposing a ban on diesel truck idling (see next item). >More
 City of Madison seeks ideas on new Downtown Plan

 WYOU spared from 2009 budget cuts

 Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence urges doctors to screen for abuse

 Fitchburg uses interim zoning power to block man's plans

Rod Bruner has been trying to sell a five-acre parcel of land in the town of Madison for years. Now, he's finally found a buyer - and just in time. Bruner, who lives in a nursing home, is in ill health, and wants to leave something for his family. But the city of Fitchburg, which has an annexation agreement with the town of Madison, is trying to stop Bruner's deal. >More
 Train to Fitchburg?

 Cieslewicz takes aim at WYOU

About once a month, Mayor Dave Cieslewicz hosts a brown bag lunch in his office for city alders. He uses the meeting to float proposals. Last week, he dropped a few bombshells. Cieslewicz, who is currently drafting his 2009 operating budget, suggested eliminating funding for WYOU, Madison's community access channel, on the air since 1975. >More
 Raising Madison Metro fares

 Hiring a city lobbyist for Madison

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