Institute for Reforming Government

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IRG Hires Senior Research Director Quinton Klabon

IRG Hires Senior Research Director Quinton Klabon

Madison, Wis. — The Institute for Reforming Government has hired Quinton Klabon to be Senior Research Director to develop K-12 and higher education policy solutions for Wisconsin. He can be reached at QK@reforminggovernment.org. Quinton worked for seven years...

Jason Church Joins IRG as Community Outreach Fellow

Madison, Wis. — Today, the Institute for Reforming Government announced an expansion of its community outreach efforts with the addition of U.S. Army Veteran Jason Church. Serving as the Community Outreach Fellow, Jason will play a pivotal role in strengthening IRG’s...

IRG Announces Board Expansion

Madison, Wis. — The Institute for Reforming Government is thrilled to announce that Alison Prange, Vice President of External Relations at Ballotpedia, has joined its Board of Directors. The addition of Alison to the board comes at an exciting time of organizational...

IRG Applauds Bold Education Reform Legislation That Empower Parents

Madison, Wis. — The Institute for Reforming Government (IRG) applauded visionary K-12 education reform bills introduced by Republicans in the Legislature Wednesday, led by Sens. Alberta Darling, Roger Roth, and Reps. Jeremy Thiesfeldt, Bob Wittke, and Rick Gundrum....

Poll Reveals Support for Abolishing Wisconsin Elections Commission

Poll Reveals Support for Abolishing Wisconsin Elections Commission

Wisconsin residents favor Secretary of State overseeing elections Madison, Wis. — The Institute for Reforming Government (IRG) conducted a poll in December 2021 to learn how Wisconsin voters view the state’s current elections oversight system, and to gauge if there is...