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David Weimer

Analysis compares California exchange, commercial health insurance hospital networks

May 5, 2015
The suspicion that the federal Affordable Care Act reduces options for patients to choose their health-care providers proves to be true, according to a new study co-authored by La Follette School professor David Weimer. However, the quality of hospitals in insurance exchange networks was as good or better than those in commercial insurance networks.

La Follette School of Public Affairs establishes Board of Visitors

May 4, 2015
Five charter members have joined a newly established Board of Visitors for the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, according to Professor Susan Yackee, director of the school.
Garrett Johnson

Johnson expands science background to include public affairs

May 3, 2015
Garrett Johnson is looking for a few more hunters. The first-year public affairs student holds a project assistantship with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, working on a project involving public education and recruitment for hunting.

May 5 seminar to look at foreign lobbying, human rights ratings

April 29, 2015
Foreign lobbying and human rights ratings will be discussed by University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Jon Pevehouse at the La Follette School's last seminar for the semester at noon on Tuesday, May 5, in the conference room.