Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Public Service

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A team of public employees in Washington and Ozaukee counties along with two co-workers at the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) will receive 2016 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for Government Innovation on Thursday, February 2.

November 21, 2016

Lindsay Read (MPA '09)

My most rewarding experience at La Follette was working with the Wisconsin Legislature on a special taskforce to address childhood obesity.

More than 60 people attended each of four recent Town Hall meetings on key election issues with University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members. The meetings in Appleton, Madison, Milwaukee, and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, were sponsored by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science along with the Wisconsin Alumni Association.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking nominations for the 2016 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is delighted to announce the 2015 winners of the Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.

La Follette School Director Susan Webb Yackee was one of 10 policy school deans chosen to attend the Initiative for Public Service Excellence, a collaboration sponsored by the Volcker Alliance with distinguished universities to build a strong and effective public service.

Professor emeritus Andrew Reschovsky briefed members of the Nebraska Legislature’s revenue and education committees about property taxation and school funding.

2005 alum Alan Paberzs is featured in an article on the Morgridge Center for Public Service.

An article co-authored by Don Moynihan on the effects of election laws to make voting more convenient and increase turnout has received a national award.

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