The Bipartisan Policy Center in a new report, Congress and Evidence-Based Policymaking, explains what evidence-based policymaking is and why it matters.
Evidence-based policymaking uses findings from rigorous research and program evaluations to guide decisions about public policy and funding. The Congressional Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking appointed by President Obama and the bipartisan leadership of Congress is scheduled to report its recommendations by September of 2017.
Watt has told employees and others close to him that he plans to stay at his post after Trump becomes president to serve out a term that doesn’t end until January 2019.
In 2013, DHS leaders had to report to 88 different committees and subcommittees in Congress. Today it’s 92.
Congress has four remaining work weeks in Washington to hash out the budget and hopefully finish work on the “21st Century Cures” legislation.
Although nuclear power was developed and first commercialized in the America, we are losing the strategic and economic advantages of U.S. leadership in the field.
Lawmakers return to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list after being on recess, but the outcome of the election will likely determine their top priorities.