Satya Rhodes-Conway


Allison Geyer

In the wake of the tragic death of Tony Robinson, there are some things city government — meaning the mayor and the city council — can do, and should do. Right now. Commentary by Satya Conway-Rhodes. Read more



David Michael Miller

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is proposing a $40 wheel tax on car registrations in order to fund her transit plans and plug holes in her overall budget. Read more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments


Carolyn Fath Ashby

Mike Koval’s abrupt departure as Madison police chief was prompted by his frustration with the mayor and other elected officials over staffing levels: “I’ve grown weary of it.” Read more

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The communities most affected are overwhelmingly against a squadron of F-35 jets at Truax Field. Some feel betrayed by progressive leaders like U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan and Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. Read more

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David Michael Miller

The city’s four golf courses lost about $800,000 last year. Mayor Rhodes-Conway is pulling together a task force to study all options. Read more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Former Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi argued for months over the reconstruction of Buckeye Road. Satya Rhodes-Conway was able to reach an agreement during the two weeks she was mayor-elect. What changed? Read more




Enough people were ready for a change and all Satya Rhodes-Conway had to do was prove herself able to do the job. She did that easily, able to tout three terms on the council, and her work with the Mayors Innovation Project. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments


Victoria Davis

A group funded by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has paid for $47,000 worth of mailers for challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway, while developers, CEOs and real estate agents are chipping in big for Mayor Paul Soglin. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Madison is in much deeper debt today than it was eight years ago when Dave Cieslewicz left the mayor’s office. Mayor Paul Soglin and challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway give their take on the city’s debt situation. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments


Chelsey Dequaine

Racism, mass transit, the public market and temperament were all debated at Isthmus’ mayoral debate. Read more

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Amy Stocklein / Victoria Davis

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says he has the experience to tackle Madison’s challenges. Challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway says it’s time to give someone else a shot. The election is less than three weeks away. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 4 Comments

Mayor Paul Soglin won the mayoral primary but with only 28 percent of the vote. That’s not good news for an incumbent. Read more

Citizen Dave


Amy Stocklein

Mayor Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway will square off in the general election on April 2. Staff writer Dylan Brogan reports on the candidates’ polar opposite campaign parties. Read more



Dylan Brogan

Paul Soglin has upset the apple cart in next year’s race for Madison mayor. His opponents say he’s been mayor long enough. Read more

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Dylan Brogan

Paul Soglin says he won’t seek another term as Madison’s mayor. But he’s still certain he’ll be the next governor of Wisconsin. Read more