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Possibilities for Budget Process Reform in the New Congress

Economy / Podcast January 11, 2019

Michael Veselik of the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution and Sandy Davis discuss recent work on budget process reform and possibilities for the new Congress.

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New Report Offers Ideas for Evidence-Based Policymaking in Congress

Evidence / Press Release April 11, 2018

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.

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Sandy Davis & Shai Akabas: Congress, the CBO Is Not Your Football

Economy / News March 19, 2018

As omnibus approaches, lawmakers should resist the temptation to throw the agency around

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Testimony by Sandy Davis to the House Budget Committee

Sandy Davis / Research March 14, 2018

BPC Senior Advisor Sandy Davis testified before the House Committee on the Budget Oversight of the Congressional Budget Office.

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Davis Testifies: Independent CBO Vital to Congress

Economy / Press Release March 14, 2018

A vibrant, robust, and independent Congressional Budget Office is vital to Congress in the performance of its legislative duties, Bipartisan Policy Center Senior Advisor Sandy Davis said in testimony to a House Budget Committee hearing on CBO oversight today.

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Bipartisanship? It may be possible thanks to this little-known group

Evidence / News May 25, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center is exploring ways that Congress can use data and rigorous evidence more effectively in the routine budget.

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Why Using Rigorous Evidence in Policymaking Matters

Evidence / Press Release May 8, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center in a new report, Congress and Evidence-Based Policymaking, explains what evidence-based policymaking is and why it matters.

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Common Cents Podcast Series

Finance / Page January 23, 2017

BPC introduces Common Cents, a podcast series that focuses on timely fiscal and economic policy issues.

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Follow the Evidence

Economy / September 8, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. ET

The field of evidence-based policymaking—using data and research findings to fund programs that work—offers a different lens for making crucial budget decisions.

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