Agencies Gain Momentum Appointing Evidence Act Leadership
The Evaluation Officer Council meets monthly and works regularly with the Federal CDO Council and Performance Improvement Council.
New Treasury Office Will Oversee COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Programs
Up until now, different offices within Treasury led the various coronavirus relief initiatives that the department is responsible for.
Reinventing the Grant System to be More Outcome-Focused
IBM Center for The Business of Government
Is it time to reinvent the roles of the many players in the grants management system and designate an “outcomes broker?”
Bill to Strengthen IG Independence
Federal News Network
The leadership of the House Oversight and Reform Committee . . . are calling for a new kind of investment in IG offices — greater independence from presidential firings, the authority to subpoena former federal employees and contractors, and more urgency within the White House to name permanent watchdogs to positions left vacant for years.
“A Troubling Trend:” Independent State Program Evaluation Under Attack
Without a vote, the legislative leadership in North Carolina closed the state’s program evaluation division
Bringing Rigorous Testing to Health Care Policy
New York Times
Randomized, evidence-based trials, long required for new drugs, are now underway for government policy initiatives
Bipartisan Bill Seeks Broader Input, More Specifics as Agencies Craft Performance Goals
A bipartisan pair of lawmakers is pushing to improve the performance plans federal agencies issue each year, introducing legislation that would require input from more leadership officials.