Jason Joyce’s useful look at Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s weekly schedule often reveals a few nuggets of local political trivia. Today, the Mayor met with Madison Teachers, Inc. Executive Director John Matthews and former WEAC Executive Director Morris (Mo) Andrews.
- City of Madison faces slower tax receipt growth
- Wisconsin state budget structural deficit: $1,682,000,000
- Madison School District’s 2008/2009 $367,806,712 budget (up from $217M in 1995, while enrollment has been flat the demographics have changed significantly)
- MTI has clashed in the past with WEAC
- Incoming Madison Superintendent Dan Nerad met with Mayor Dave in March.
- Retiring Superintendent Art Rainwater met with Dave in April.
- Madison Mayor proposes expansion of low income housing throughout Dane County.
- Morris Andrews searches: Clusty / Google / Live / WisPolitics
- Andrews previous efforts at reform of Wisconsin’s redistributed school tax dollars generated some controversy, as this letter from former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist illustrates [WEAC press release]. Andrews is an interesting guy.
- 2001 “Morris Andrews Plan to replace shared revenues with a county sales tax increases.
- Mayor Dave’s campaign website.
- Jason Shephard: John Matthews has run Madison’s teachers union for 40 years. Is it time for a change?
- Wisconsin’s tax burden drops to 11th.
Might parents and taxpayers have a meeting?