Category: Ordinance Analysis

Vicki McKenna Banned in Cottage Grove!!

Posted December 5th, 2011 @ 7:12 AM by

Recently, the Cottage Grove village board passed a resolution calling for civil public discourse. Their resolution no. 2011-07, A Resolution Promoting Civil Public Discourse. One line of this resolution is Whereas, the principle of civility is the foundation of this republic and the rule of law: … While we are not a republic, civility is […]

Misplaced Priorities

Posted July 21st, 2011 @ 7:50 AM by

The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then get elected and prove it. P.J. O’ROURKE, Holidays in Hell The Village Board in Cottage Grove has been making some news lately, besides the probable privatizing of our Emergency Medical Services. There is also the ongoing discussions between the Village and town of […]

Cottage Grove – open for clients…

Posted February 24th, 2011 @ 10:15 PM by

Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, and honest lobbyist, and an old drunk were walking along when they simultaneously spotted a hundred-dollar bill laying in the street. Who gets it? The old drunk, of course, the other three are mythological creatures. We saw that with the turning of Wisconsin red in the last election, that the […]

New Madison Internet Prostitution Ordinance

Posted April 12th, 2010 @ 9:29 AM by

So according to this article: Madison is considering a new law to help police bust prostitution that is moving from the streets to the Internet. The proposal would go beyond the existing prohibition against streetwalking to outlaw Web-based advertisements and other online communication designed to bring together sex workers and johns. The article didn’t really […]