Policy

Leading areas of policy

Health Care

WILL advocates for a patient-centered approach to health care that preserves competition, spurs innovation, and ensures broad access to quality and affordable health care.

K-12 Education

WILL advocates for an education system that is student-centered and prioritizes the freedom of families to choose the best education for their children.

Regulatory Reform

WILL advocates for oversight and accountability for the administrative state.

Free Markets

WILL advocates for a free market system that fosters competition, spurs innovation, and creates prosperity.

Opportunity

WILL advocates for a society where all citizens have access to the important ladders of opportunity.

Latest News and Policy Updates

Wisconsin’s Emergency Powers Laws in Urgent Need of Reform

New study examines Wisconsin’s emergency powers laws, provides recommendations for reform The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law ...

3 Attacks on School Choice in Governor Evers’ Budget Proposal

By Will Flanders, Research Director Governor Tony Evers’ 2021-23 budget includes a Christmas tree for teachers unions in the form of ...

STUDY: Spring 2020 School Closures May Result in $7 Billion Lifetime Earnings Loss to Wisconsin Students

Cost of incomplete curriculum reveals impact of school closures, virtual learning The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & ...

Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment Program Provides Critical School Choice Option for 62,000 Students

New study profiles open enrollment program, examines school district impact The News: With the approach of National School Choice Week, January 24-29,

STUDY: Wisconsin School Districts That Started School Year Virtually Experience Greatest Enrollment Declines

Amidst statewide enrollment decline, schools that opted for virtual learning see largest declines The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...

Study: Unions, Politics Appear to Drive Fall School Reopening Decisions in Wisconsin

Local presence of COVID-19 not predictive of district decisions   The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) ...

Walker-era FoodShare Reforms Lowered Unemployment, Boosted Labor Force Participation

New study finds positive workforce effects from 2015 reforms The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL)

Policy Brief: Surplus Property Law Results in Just One Vacant Milwaukee School Sale to Charter School

WILL Policy Brief revisits how state law was thwarted by local actors for the last five years The News: A new Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...