The Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) is a non-profit organization that provides independent analysis and research on public policy issues to inform the decision-making of policymakers and other stakeholders. LAPPAs mission is to advance evidence-based policymaking by providing objective and nonpartisan analysis of legislative proposals and other policy initiatives. The organizations research covers a wide range of policy areas, including health care, education, social welfare, and environmental policy. LAPPA also works to provide educational resources to the public on the policy-making process and the role of analysis and research in shaping public policy. Overall, LAPPA seeks to improve the quality and effectiveness of public policy through rigorous and impartial analysis.