The "Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2016" was signed by President Obama on March 30, 2016, and became Public Law No. 114-140.
The President's 2017 Budget continues the Administration's commitment to acting on evidence to get better results, building evidence about what works, and investing in evidence-building capacity.
This evaluation policy statement presents key principles that govern the Department of Labor's (DOL) planning, conduct, and use of program evaluations. The policy represents a commitment to conducting rigorous, relevant evaluations and to using evidence from evaluations to inform policy and practice... [Read more]