115th Congress

State of Play: Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy, December 2017

At the beginning of the year, we ushered in a new President and a new Congress and it was unclear what these changes might mean for Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. It is clear now as we wrap up 2017 that this movement—reorienting policy and funding to what works—is showing no sign of slowing down. It has

Ringing in a New Year With a New Congress

The following post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe.  On January 3, 2017, the first session of the 115th United States Congress was officially gaveled into session. Coming out of Election Day 2016, Republicans retained control of both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Their majorities, however, were diminished slightly in both chambers (241-194