The bipartisan budget deal reached in the Senate this week contains provisions that are a step forward 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.
Co-chair’s of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Evidence-Based Policymaking Initiative say Congress should act quickly to pass new Ryan-Murray legislation.
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.
BPC is launching an initiative to continue and expand efforts to ensure federally funded programs are based on the best evidence available.