Fragmented federal program structures and laws create enormous barriers to effective coordination across government agencies and levels of government. The next administration can advance the nation’s health and economic well-being and improve the effectiveness of taxpayer investments by creating the enabling conditions for federal, state, and local decision-makers and managers to adopt modern data analytics tools and practices.

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