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Low-income property tax issue spurs 'tent city' protest at Capitol

In a protest Tuesday at the state Capitol, nonprofit groups tried to pressure the state Legislature into guaranteeing tax-exempt status for providers of low-income housing. >More
 Is the answer blowin' in the wind?

A proposed bill to streamline regulations for small to mid-size wind energy developments is backed by clean energy advocates but questioned by groups seeking to ensure the safety of wildlife. >More
 Ald. Thuy Pham-Remmele may quit council over mayor's slight

Ald. Thuy Pham-Remmele doesn't know what she did wrong. But last month, when Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz made his committee appointments, he pulled Pham-Remmele off her prized assignment, the Community Development Block Grant Commission. >More
 Madison lawmakers support dog breeding regulation legislation

The latest attempt to impose regulation on dog breeding in the state has passed another hurdle. Co-sponsors for the bill have signed on to the current Smith-Kreitlow version. >More
 Mifflin Street Block Party worth its weight in consequences

The Mifflin Street Block Party has a reputation as a binge-drinking bonanza -- a weekend to celebrate the end of the semester before buckling down for finals. The public outcry against the drunk fest is widely publicized, but what do the students think? Are the drinking tickets, the potential assaults and the inevitable property damage worth these 24 hours of debauchery? >More
 Matt Rothschild of The Progressive recalls 9/11

Matthew Rothschild, the editor and publisher of The Progressive, has devoted much of his writing for the last eight years to the direct and indirect consequences of Sept. 11, 2001. Where was he and what was he doing when he learned of the attacks? >More
 Matt Rothschild of The Progressive taken out of context

Matt Rothschild on humanitarian interventions: "What do you do in a Bosnia, a Kosovo situation? It's a tough question. What do you do in a Rwanda situation? It's a hard one. I think Rwanda, the lesson of history is the U.N. should have been given the power to use military force and enough manpower to get it done. The Canadian commander said if he had, I think, 2,000 troops he could have saved 500,000 lives. And yet we are at a magazine that is almost pacifist." >More
 Alders clash with Madison city attorney over property tax exemption

A conflict over whether nonprofit housing providers are obliged to pay property taxes has opened a rift between some members of the Madison Common Council and the City Attorney's Office. >More
 Highlights of The Progressive 100th anniversary bash

The Progressive magazine's centennial conference convenes May 1-2 at Monona Terrace a lineup of Progressive All-Stars so impressive that even the most avid fan might have a hard time keeping track of who's on first and what's on second. To help avoid such a scenario, we here at The Daily Page have perused the full program and compiled a pre-game highlight reel. >More
 Capital Chaplains program helps employees cope

Janelle Skillrud drifted from faith as an adult, as many people do. Then, about three years ago while working in sales at Pellitteri Waste Systems in Madison, she received a benefit that helped her find it again. >More
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