Scott Resnick

When plans for Starting Block were announced in 2013, the makerspace Sector67 was hailed as a cornerstone tenant. But the nonprofit has found itself squeezed out of the development after being unable to negotiate ownership of its space. more



Carolyn Fath

The nonprofit entrepreneurial hub makes a final push for funding. more



Timohty Hughes photos

Local media have done a good job covering the Madison mayor's race. There's just one problem: The public doesn't really seem to care. Alan Talaga weighs in on the Madland blog. more



shan stumpf

The 2015 campaign for mayor has been a sleepy race between veteran Paul Soglin and the youthful Scott Resnick. Who is best qualified to lead the city? more

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Timothy Hughes

The March 19 debate between incumbent Soglin and challenger Resnick was marked by a sharp hostility, and not just between the candidates. Tony Robinson protesters, some from the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition, were many and quite vocal. more



David Michael Miller

Mayor Soglin has dominated Madison politics for more than 40 years and is running for what would be his eighth term in office. Although he has vulnerabilities and enemies, it would be an upset if any of these challengers knock him out of office. more


Millennials are poised to grow the state's economy, but the old guard is standing in the way. more

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The former Mautz Paint building on East Washington Avenue could soon become the site of a new, 80,000-square-foot co-working space for tech startups. more

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