Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

'14 alum produces education videos

Arkansas legislators saw videos 2013 alum Phillip Duran filmed, directed and produced during an education committee hearing in Little Rock in November.

Mark Japinga hopes to find a behind-the-scenes balance between politics and policy, a happy medium that a Master of Public Affairs degree from the La Follette School will help him achieve.

A new analysis concludes that two Wisconsin property tax credits are not only expensive — nearly $900 million per year out of a $13 billion general fund budget — but they are a highly inefficient means of delivering property tax relief to the Wisconsin homeowners and renters for whom the property tax creates the greatest economic hardships.
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 11:08

2002 alum joins public sector advising firm

2002 alum Craig Wieber is now a project manager with Springsted Inc.
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 00:00

2008 alum wins Delaware auditor primary

Alum Brenda Mayrack won the September 9 primary for Delaware state auditor. She takes on the incumbent in the November 4 election. Mayrack completed dual degrees in public affairs and law in 2008.

 

A diverse group of more than 30 state lawmakers, legislative staff members, legislative service agency analysts, and staff from the Governor’s office attended the second Office Hours at the Capitol – presented by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars and the La Follette School – on Wednesday, May 16.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:51

37 legislators engage in leadership training

The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the conference wall at the La Follette School of Public Affairs as recognition of their graduation from the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development.
Thursday, 21 November 2013 09:13

91 alum leads Wisconsin budget office

1991 alum Michael Heifetz is the new director of the Wisconsin budget office.

The results surprised a few people: Milwaukee Public Schools' per-pupil expenditures are in keeping with the Wisconsin average and with comparable districts across the United States. The findings were published in a report co-authored by 2007 La Follette School alum Vanessa Allen, a researcher with the Public Policy Forum in Milwaukee.

1999 grad Tim Casper is the new executive assistant the Wisconsin's Department of Administration.
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