On March 1, 2023, national, state, and local leaders convened to share success stories in policy implementation during the fourth annual La Follette Forum: All Policy is Implementation.
Reschovsky report addresses property tax/school funding dilemma
A thoughtful mix of local property tax revenue and state aid can help public school systems provide high-quality education for all students, according to a new report co-authored by Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky.
Spring forum will address how implementation of public services affects trust in government
Forum sessions will focus on real-world examples of successful implementation strategies, with keynote addresses by former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card and political commentator and former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry.
Teodoro’s new book explores link between drinking water and trust in government
The authors examine a vicious cycle of drinking water failures and public distrust that allows commercial firms to profit from consumers’ distrust of public water services.
Application for Undergraduate Certificates in Public Policy and Health Policy open Nov. 1
The certificates allow students to gain critical knowledge and experience before entering the job market or graduate school.
Yackee wins APSA Herbert Kaufman Award
La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee received the award for her co-authored paper, “Inequality in Administrative Democracy: Large-Sample Evidence from American Financial Regulation.”
Fall events to address Wisconsinites’ concerns leading up to November elections
We’re hosting events across Wisconsin to examine critical issues facing voters in the upcoming November elections.
Wisconsin Women in Government Leadership Seminar features school faculty
Leaders from local and state government and legislative offices engaged in two days of learning and discussion during the 18th Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) Leadership Seminar.
Policy in action: Grad students gain real-world experience in State Capitol
Earning a master’s degree in public affairs (MPA) from the La Follette School gives students more than an academic credential. It provides a real-world policy toolkit they can use on-the-job, even before graduation.
La Follette Forum 2022 delves into American Power, Prosperity & Democracy
The La Follette School will host its third annual La Follette Forum, funded by the Kohl Initiative, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.