|States are increasingly using data and evidence to achieve the best outcomes for citizens—and their bottom lines.
Join The Pew Charitable Trusts and Atlantic Media’s Route Fifty for a discussion with Colorado Governor John W. Hickenlooper and other officials on how the state has developed effective evidence-based policies and systems.
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- How Colorado policymakers at all levels of government use data to improve decision-making.
- How data-driven election administration can enhance accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and security.
- Why using evidence and evaluation in tax incentive policy benefits states’ budgets, businesses, and taxpayers.
Keynote Remarks by Governor Hickenlooper
- Welcome by Hilery Sirpis, publisher of Route Fifty
- Introduction of Governor Hickenlooper by Tom Conroy, Pew vice president
Panel 1: Elections
How can states use data to make election administration as accurate, cost-effective, convenient, and secure as possible?
- Wayne Williams, Colorado secretary of state
- Amber McReynolds, director of elections for the city and county of Denver
- Samuel Derheimer, manager of Pew’s election initiatives
- Michael Grass, executive editor of Route Fifty (moderator)
Panel 2: Tax Incentives
How do states use evaluation and evidence to ensure that tax incentives benefit state budgets, businesses, and workers?
- Colorado State Representative KC Becker
- Robert Zahradnik, state policy director of Pew’s state fiscal health and economic growth project
- Scott Greenberger, executive editor of Pew’s Stateline news service (moderator)
Concluding Comments by Hilery Sirpis