Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Public Service

Monday, December 14, 2015

2015 Gladfelter Winners Announced

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

Friday, September 18, 2015

Yackee helps shape future of policy schools

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.

Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for Government Innovation.

A new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs may help Wisconsin prevent more cases of child abuse by detecting patterns associated with cases returning to the system after initially being screened out.

The City of Madison has new ideas from La Follette School students to help the city achieve the carbon and energy goals laid out in its sustainability plan.

Legislators now have five concrete policy options to consider for improving Wisconsin residents’ access to treatment for addiction to heroin, oxycodone and other opioids.

The City of Madison has new ways to consider for gathering and incorporating public input into transit planning, as outlined in a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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