Winners of the 2008 GRA Awards Competition

Winners of the 2008 GRA Awards Competition were announced at the Annual Conference of the Governmental Research Association in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, August 5. The purpose of these awards is to recognize exceptional research on state and local governmental issues performed by staff members of governmental research agencies.

Categories of the awards are Most Distinguished Research, Outstanding Policy Achievement, and Most Effective Education. With multiple entries in each category, this year’s competition was very strong. These award winners represent some of the best governmental research and show how informed research can help to form better public policy. Click here to view the press release for these award winners.