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.

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.

Opportunity

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

Latest News and Policy Updates

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 (WILL) published a new study that reveals that school districts that started the 2020-21 school […]

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) found that the presence of a teachers union and the politics of a particular region, not necessarily the […]

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) finds ...

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 (WILL) policy brief reveals how a state law passed in 2015 intended to make vacant Milwaukee schools […]

WILL Policy Brief Encourages Updates, Improvements to State Report Card

COVID interruption provides opportunity to consider, implement improvements The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) issued a new policy brief, Needs Improvement: How Wisconsin’s Report Card Can Mislead Parents, to explain how […]

STUDY: No High-Performing School Options for 40,000 Wisconsin Students in 134 ZIP Codes

WILL study identifies high-performing school deserts in Wisconsin The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) released a new report identifying 134 Wisconsin ZIP codes with 40,000 school-age children that have no high-performing […]

WILL Polls Reopened Wisconsin

Respondents support safety measures, largely unmoved by messages The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) conducted a statewide poll of Wisconsin voters to better understand […]

WILL Surveys Wisconsin Parents on Education and COVID-19

Despite parent satisfaction with schools, red flags for lawmakers The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) conducted a groundbreaking survey of Wisconsin parents with school-age children in April to gain insight into their […]