Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: State

2002 alum Craig Wieber is now a project manager with Springsted Inc.
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Yackee uncovers rulemaking process

Susan Yackee is shining light into the back room of the White House where policymakers often make key decisions. The La Follette School political scientist is applying her expertise in administrative rulemaking to the president's Office of Management and Budget.

When the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wanted to know the potential effects of extending limits on firewood to private campgrounds, it turned to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Students visit Legislative Fiscal Bureau

Seven La Follette School students visited the Legislative Fiscal Bureau on February 21 to learn about how the bureau operates.
A section chief with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services will discuss agency management of fiscal operations and the development of good policy for Wisconsin's long-term care Medicaid programs in a noon session Friday, February 21, in the La Follette School conference room.

Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.

Two cost-benefit analyses by La Follette School students have been shared with members of the Wisconsin Legislature.

La Follette School alum Tamarine Cornelius of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will be the first speaker for the spring Policy and a Pint from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Monday, February 3, 2014

State hiring process to be explored

La Follette School students can learn how to  navigate the state of Wisconsin's hiring process from an alum and a recruiter  for the Office of State Employee Relations  in a session on Thursday, February 6, at noon in the school's conference room.
A bipartisan professional development class designed for staff of the Wisconsin Assembly is being offered in January by the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
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