News: Public Service
The La Follette School report that no skills gap exists in Wisconsin is getting good play in the media.
City of Milwaukee staff have a few new ideas for managing the tax foreclosure crisis the city is experiencing as part of the downturn in the economy and housing market, thanks to recommendation La Follette School students made to the mayor and top staff.
Madison taxpayers can now pay their property taxes in four installments due to an ordinance change adopted by the city council June 5, a couple years after a La Follette School analysis found that property owners are less likely to be late with tax payments if they can make three installment payments a year instead of two.
Alum Shawn Pfaff got into the Fitchburg mayor's race because he wanted his city to open its first library after more than 30 years of discussion.