David Axelrod shared his deeply personal connection with health care reform during a 90-minute conversation with La Follette School students September 28. As a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, Axelrod understood the political risks of the issue and was deeply conflicted about it.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and 11 La Follette School students chatted about the upcoming election and a wide range of policy issues October 27 during an informal gathering at Union South.
In this seminar we will focus on a number of important and pressing areas of state governmental policy, including health care, early childhood and K-12 education, higher education, the environment and energy, economic development, budget and taxes, criminal and juvenile justice and poverty.