New Mexico Law to Support Evidence-Based Policy
March 7, 2019 | Grantee News | Policy Research

Work by the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative informed a new law in New Mexico that establishes requirements for evidence-based policies in the state. The law aims to shift state spending from ineffective programs to programs that have measurably demonstrated their effectiveness. The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative began partnering with the state in 2011 to support more evidence-based policy; since 2013, New Mexico has allocated approximately $350 million to evidence-based programs.


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