Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

An in-depth look by La Follette School students at services for frail older adults and people with physical and developmental disabilities is helping the Wisconsin Department of Health Services improve those services and the collection and organization of data.

Thursday, 05 August 2010 09:38

Workshop report at work

A 2010 alum reports on the positive effects of one of her cohort's workshop reports, City of Milwaukee: Construction Mitigation Program. She sent along a shot of a "business open" during construction sign perched on a Milwaukee sidewalk.
Three 2009 La Follette School graduates will give an encore of their workshop presentation to a Milwaukee Common Council committee in July. After hearing their recommendations on municipal solid waste collection fees in May, Mayor Tom Barrett suggested that the students share their findings with the Common Council.
Professor Susan Yackee is advising members of Congress and federal agency officials this week about legislation to help prevent powerful special interests from "capturing" and controlling federal agencies that regulate their activities.
Professor Susan Yackee has been advising U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island with legislation he is writing on regulatory policymaking.
Friday, 18 September 2015 09:42

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.

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