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Former governor Doyle to teach at La Follette this spring

November 24, 2014

Former governor Jim Doyle will teach a spring class on the politics of state policy issues class at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Get ready to vote – now, or on Nov. 4

October 29, 2014

Election Day is less than a week away: Are you prepared? Make sure you’ve got the information and registration you need before Tuesday, Nov. 4.


October 28, 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Wisconsin voters will go to the polls to elect candidates for governor and attorney general, along with the U.S. House of Representatives and state Legislature.

New database allows custom comparisons of city finances

September 20, 2013

As Detroit faces bankruptcy and other U.S. cities address an ongoing crisis in municipal finance, a new interactive database allows for the first time meaningful comparisons of city finances — from spending on schools, police, and public works to revenues from the property tax and other sources.