Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Emily Plagman is using her organizational skills to help build a comprehensive, sustainable energy efficiency retrofit program for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings in the greater Chicago metropolitan area.

Federal health-care reform, poverty in Wisconsin, and voting procedures are topics explored in the spring 2011 La Follette Policy Report just released by the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
TIME's Mark Halperin might be the prototype for a journalist of the future: He pulls together coverage on breaking stories while providing a quick judgment of his own on the Web and on television. He speaks Wednesday, November 4, at 4:30 p.m. at the Pyle Center.
Tuesday, 10 November 2009 06:04

Political scientist to discuss early voting

La Follette School faculty affiliate Barry Burden discusses the effects of early voting in the 2008 presidential election at the La Follette School Seminar today, November 10, at noon in the conference room.

The day after state residents cast their ballots in April, writer in residence Jamelle Bouie will participate in a panel discussion on the UW-Madison campus about Wisconsin’s presidential primary election and the prospects for the general election in November.

The role of the International Monetary Fund in managing the many crises that have accompanied the growth and increasing complexity of the world's financial markets is the subject of a timely new book by La Follette School professor Mark Copelovitch.

The state of Wisconsin should not reform its Government Accountability Board, professor Donald Moynihan and political science colleagues argue in an op-ed published October 15 in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The public policy implications of Wisconsin's budget legislation were explored at a La Follette School forum. Three La Follette School faculty members joined a political scientist, an alum practitioner and the university's director of state relations in commenting.

La Follette School student Emma Hynes is one of 100 women in Milwaukee October 23-24 learning the nuts and bolts of running for elected office through a training offered by the White House Project, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to advance a diverse, critical mass of women into leadership positions.

Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:48

Red tape research cited

A guest post in a Washington Post blog cites red tape research by professors Pamela Herd and Donald Moynihan.
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