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Using Data & Evidence in Governors' Fiscal 2020 Budgets

By Kathryn White posted 04-10-2019 01:36 PM

This issue brief on governors’ fiscal 2020 budgets takes a broad look at how gubernatorial proposals reflect states’ increasing use of data and evidence to inform decision-making, focusing on several key areas:

• Reporting Performance Measures
• Managing and Budgeting for Performance
• Using Data Analytics
• Investing in Evidence-Based Programs
• Funding Program Evaluation
• Implementing Statewide Initiatives
• Building Staff Capacity

The state examples provided are meant to be illustrative but not exhaustive.