News & Notes
News and Notes for the Week of 6/12/21 - 6/18/21
With the city battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is proposing to use $47.2 million in federal stimulus funds to subsidize the cost of housing for poor people, combat homelessness, promote efforts aimed at preventing violence and stimulate economic development and other services.
-Wisconsin State Journal
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced a proposal Friday to spend $47.2 million in federal pandemic aid to support community services like affordable housing, and to help the city recover from the COVID-19 economic crisis.   
-The Cap Times
The controversial $148 million Dane County Jail consolidation project is now hitting the city of Madison review process and will be considered in commission meetings over the next several weeks.
-Wisconsin State Journal

When Betsy Hemminger and her husband decided to sell their Sun Prairie home this spring, their agent advised them to clear out for the weekend. So on the Wednesday night before they listed the 2,000-square-foot home with four bedrooms for $349,900, they went to stay with Betsy’s parents. By the time they returned on Sunday, 84 potential buyers had toured the house, and 20 had made offers. Their agent arranged them in a spreadsheet.
-Wisconsin State Journal