New BPC report offers 19 options for encouraging a culture of evidence-based policymaking in Congress to improve insights on how government policies and programs are working.
Through a two-volume report, Evidence Use in Congress, BPC describes the challenges and offers options for improving the use of evidence in the legislative branch. Volume 2 presents 19 options that aim to align the use of evidence in Congress with its institutions, practices, and norms.
With newly proposed infrastructure plans from the White House and Senate Democrats, affordable housing has entered the infrastructure debate.
BPC announces an original initiative to foster better personal relationships and greater policy understanding between members of opposing parties in Congress.
Evidence in Congress: Charting a New Direction for Using Evidence to Inform Legislative Decision-Making
Join us on April 11 for a conversation about Congress’ use of evidence in reaching policy decisions, and strategies for increasing use.
BPC’s Hoagland and Hayes on Failure to Include Health Insurance Legislation in House Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2018
Statement on the failure of the House of Representatives to include funding for improving the affordability of the individual insurance market in the government’s spending bill.
Statement from BPC Energy Director Tracy Terry on the increased federal commitment to energy research in the fiscal year (FY) 2018 omnibus spending bill.