The Bipartisan Policy Center today announced that Ted McCann, former senior policy advisor to House Speaker Paul Ryan, is joining the organization as a fellow.
Today there are numerous challenges facing our country’s generation of evidence in our decentralized statistical system. But with each of these challenges we observe numerous opportunities to improve.
The letter calls for action to implement the unanimous recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking.
Co-Chairs of BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative former Sen. Rick Santorum and former Rep. George Miller wrote to congressional leaders urging them to double the funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant for children ages birth to five.
The cards are stacking up in a confusing and seemingly inconsistent way for the Trump administration on whether there is clear and unwavering support for evidence-based policymaking.
Whether developing regulations, setting funding levels, or determining which policies to advance, policymakers constantly demand that evidence be generated and available to meet this need.
There is much work to be done to carry on the CEP’s bipartisan effort to bring more evidence into the policymaking process.
The American public wants a government that operates effectively and efficiently, but far too often the evidence needed to improve government programs and policies is not available.