Results-Driven Governing



Principles of Evidence-Informed Policymaking

“The ABCs of Evidence-Informed Policymaking” highlights the seven principles of evidence-informed policymaking from defining key terms to embedding evidence into state budgeting.


Research and Publications

Using evidence to inform policy decisions can help policymakers invest wisely and achieve meaningful results. Click here to see the latest research and publications from NCSL’s Center for Results-Driven Governing.


NCSL Launches Governing for Results Network

The 8-state Governing for Results Network will foster peer learning and the exchange of insights and best practices to advance states' use of evidence-based policymaking. This blog announces the transition from the Pew Charitable Trust and the official launch of NCSL's Governing for Results Network.



In Legislator's Words: Q&A Series

Three state legislators from Alabama, Oregon and Utah share their insights, lessons learned and steps taken to advance evidence-based practices and decision-making in their states.