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Maryland Recognized as a Rising Star State

October 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

During an event co-hosted by the National Governors Association today, Maryland was recognized as a Rising Star State in the Results for America 2019 Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence. The event highlighted how a growing number of state governments from across the political spectrum are using evidence and data to improve results for their constituents. 

“Maryland is proud to be recognized as a Rising Star State in Results for America's 2019 Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Chair of the National Governors Association. “We know that using evidence-based practices allow us to make smarter decisions, get better results, and save money for hardworking taxpayers.”  

The 2019 Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence showcases leading and promising data-driven, evidence-based practices, policies, programs, and systems used by state governments to invest taxpayer dollars in what works. These effective and efficient initiatives provide a road map for how every state can use evidence of what works when making budget, policy, and management decisions

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