Dear Editor: Listen up. We don’t need another event notification, we need a call to action that activates the community to address the affordable housing crisis in Madison. In “Neighbors invited to weigh in on E. Wash apartment project,” Nicholas Garton highlights how LZ Ventures is pushing to move along development plans for a high-rise apartment complex on the 400 block of East Washington. As an MD/MPH student who has lived in Madison area housing, I am disheartened how conversations and actions continue to downplay the impact these apartments pose on health.
President Trump may not be debating Joseph R. Biden Jr. on the same stage on Thursday night as originally planned. But the two candidates will still face off head-to-head.
NBC News confirmed on Wednesday that it would broadcast a prime-time town-hall-style event with Mr. Trump from Miami on Thursday at 8 p.m. Eastern, with the president fielding questions from Florida voters.
The event will directly overlap with an already-scheduled ABC televised town-hall meeting with Mr. Biden in Philadelphia, which will begin at the same time.
Mr. Biden’s town hall has been on the books since last week, after Mr. Trump, who had recently contracted the coronavirus, rejected plans to convert the second formal presidential debate into a virtual matchup; the debate was eventually canceled.
The NBC event, to be moderated by the “Today” show host Savannah Guthrie, had been contingent on the Trump campaign providing independent proof that the president