Press Releases

July 9, 2014 / Press Releases

Today, following the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Results for America managing partner Michele Jolin issued the following statement. Jolin praised lawmakers for bipartisan action and cited the inclusion of so-called pay for performance measures in the bill, calling it a “Moneyball” approach to government that invests in what works and improves outcomes for young people, their families and communities.

May 1, 2014 / Press Releases

As Congress holds hearings on President Obama’s FY 2015 budget request, Results for America is hosting a day of events for local, state, and federal government leaders, along with non-profit and foundation leaders on the next steps for government to play Moneyball. Beginning with a Congressional staff briefing featuring Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, along with other national policy leaders, the day of events will focus on the specific steps governments at all levels can take to harness evidence and evaluation to invest in what works.

October 18, 2013 / Press Releases

On the heels of the debt deal reached by Congress to re-open the government, Results for America, an initiative of America Achieves, launched a new campaign today called “Moneyball for Government” to encourage governments to use data and evidence when making spending decisions to help prevent future budget battles and get better results from government investments.

November 20, 2012 / Press Releases

Results for America (RFA) today officially launched Results for All, a global initiative focused on supporting the use of data and evidence by governments to improve lives around the world. This international effort seeks to promote a dialogue and exchange of ideas about the mechanisms – specific policies, processes and practices – governments are putting in place to advance evidence-informed governance.