Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

First-year student Michael Caniglia presented a paper he wrote for the La Follette School’s Policymaking Process course (PA 874) during a conference in Washington, DC, March 29 and 30.

La Follette School students collaborated with two community groups – Movin’ Out and Legal Interventions for Transforming (LIFT) Dane – as part of their culminating Workshop in Public Affairs (PA 869) projects during the Spring 2020 semester.

Monday, 23 December 2019 08:32

Student Sally Rohrer chosen for City Council

La Follette School student Sally Rohrer began a five-month appointment to the Madison City Council in November. The council unanimously approved her to represent the 8th District, replacing former Alder Avra Reddy, who resigned for family reasons.

Friday, 16 February 2018 14:33

Student seeking seat on County Board

La Follette School student Britt Cudaback is one of four candidates seeking to represent District 6 on the Dane County Board of Supervisors.

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:40

Student wins seat on Madison city council

Student Sara Eskrich won a seat on the Madison Common Council in the April 7 election.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently published an op-ed by La Follette School student Charles Pratt about payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs). Pratt, an officer with the City of Madison Police Department, wrote the op-ed for the State and Local Government Finance (PA 891) course.

La Follette School student Erik Gartland and alumnus Brett Halverson (MPA ’14) were accepted into the New Leaders Council (NLC) fellowship program for spring 2019.

First-year La Follette students met with alumni and other public policy professionals.

While in Madison for the Cap Times’ Idea Fest, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar discussed the current political climate with 16 La Follette School students. Klobuchar expressed concern about several issues, while at the same time expressing optimism because of the people she meets across the country.

La Follette School students got a firsthand view of how two nonpartisan legislative service agencies function when they visited the Legislative Fiscal Bureau and the Legislative Audit Bureau on February 6.

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