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Darrell Issa Previews MADOFF Transparency Act at Financial Regulation Summit

During the opening session of the Data Transparency Coalition’s Financial Regulation Summit, Rep. Darrell Issa announced that he will introduce the Making All Data Open for Financial Transparency Act, or MADOFF Transparency Act, in Congress. The bill will mark the first time that data standards for financial regulators have been enshrined in law.

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Rep. Quigley’s Newly Introduced Transparency in Government Act Represents Huge Strides for Data Transparency

Congressman Mike Quigley kicked off Sunshine Week with the introduction of H.R. 1381, the Transparency in Government Act of 2015 (TGA). The legislation contains provisions that will continue the push for the federal government to become more transparent and manage itself more effectively through the use of technology. The Coalition applauds Congressman Quigley for taking this step forward and urges other Members of Congress to take up the cause of data transparency, which will further enable transparency, accountability, efficiency, and new opportunities for innovative tech companies.

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