Data Coalition News: December 2, 2016


  • Hudson Testifies Before Joint House Subcommittees
  • Inspectors General Evaluate Their Agencies: Spotty Progress on DATA Act
  • SEC Signals Structured Data for Corporate Filing Cover Pages
  • Mark Your Calendar: DATA Act Hearing, Wednesday, December 8th!

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Data Coalition News: November 18, 2016


  • Coalition Announces 2017 Policy Agenda
  • Fintech Leaders: Time to Modernize Financial Reporting
  • Coalition Seeks Development Direcctor

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Data Coalition News: November 4, 2016


  • XBRL and LEI Gain Another Advocate Within the SEC
  • Spotlight: Data Transparency – What Does the OPEN Government Data Act Mean for U.S. Citizens?
  • Coalition and Civil Society Groups: Dump the DUNS Number
  • Join our Team! We’re Seeking a Development Associate!

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Data Coalition News: October 21, 2016


  • 8,200+ CRS Reports Published on New Website
  • Hudson Hollister on GSA’s Newly Launched U.S. Data Federation
  • Member Spotlight: Esri Partners with Waze
  • Join our team! We’re Seeking a Development Associate!

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Data Coalition News: October 6, 2016


  • GSA and Dun & Bradstreet Modify Agreement, but DUNS Still Has a Grip on Contractor and Grantee Data
  • Treasury Department Publishes Future Features of USASpending.gov
  • Congressional Members Urge Colleagues to Support Open Law and Regulation
  • Guest Blog Post: Why the DATA Act’s New Data Standards Matter

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Data Coalition News: September 22, 2016


  • House Financial Services Committee Approves Anti-Open Data Proposal … Again
  • DATA Act Training Program!
  • Member Spotlight: Zenius Issues New White Paper on Federal Grants Management
  • Listen: Rep. Hultgren on Financial Transparency Act (HR 2477)

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Data Coalition News: September 9, 2016


  • SEC Chair White Responds to Senator Warner’s Questions About Inline XBRL
  • Bryce Pippert at GSA’s Technology Industry Day
  • Video: Demo of DATA Act Broker at AGA’s PDT Conference
  • Event: DATA Act Training, Sep. 29

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Data Coalition News: August 25, 2016


  • Rep. Hultgren: How to Stop the Next Bernie Madoff
  • Coalition Tells Agencies: Open Government Plans Need Open Data!

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Data Coalition News: August 12, 2016


  • Nine Months to Reporting Deadline, GAO Finds Two Big DATA Act Challenges
  • Spotlight: CFA Institute Releases Paper on Modernizing the Financial Reporting Process
  • DATA Act Page Revamped!
  • California Database Hunt – DC

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Data Coalition News: July 29, 2016


  • Coalition to SEC: Replace Corporate Disclosure Documents with Open Data
  • At AGA Convention, Treasury Presents First Live Demo of DATA Act Broker
  • First-ever DATA Act Research Paper Unveiled
  • DATA Act Sessions Proposed for Worldwide Open Government Partnership Summit

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Data Coalition News: July 15, 2016


  • Automatic Redlining for Legislation? Rep. Elise Stefanik Wants to Make it Happen
  • Rep. Amash Introduces Landmark Legislative Data Bill
  • Hudson Hollister Selected for Fastcase 50 Awards
  • Workiva Customer Submits First Inline XBRL Filing with the SEC
  • From RR Donnelley: What Inline XBRL Really Means

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Data Coalition News: June 30, 2016


  • Clinton to Fully Back DATA Act Implementation
  • House Speaker Ryan Endorses Structured Legislative Data Making Open Law Vision Inevitable
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation Defeats California Proposal to Copyright Government Information
  • DATA Act Beta Site Gets a Revamp

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Data Coalition News: June 16, 2016


  • SEC Announces Voluntary Inline XBRL Filings
  • Third Annual DATA Act Summit: A Critical Tipping Point Reached, but Big Challenges Remain to be Solved in 2017
  • Watch the Morning Sessions from DATA Act Summit
  • Read Former OMB Director Shelley Metzenbaum’s Keynote Speech from DATA Act Summit

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Data Coalition News: June 3, 2016


  • Top 4 Takeaways from DATA Act Summit 2016 + Presenters’ Slides!
  • Media Coverage from the Summit
  • New OPEN Government Data Act Resource!

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Data Coalition News: May 19, 2016


  • Senate HSGA Committee to Vote on OPEN Government Data Act
  • Data Coalition Celebrates Legislative Data on Capitol Hill
  • Bipartisan Senators to OMB: Where is the Contractor Pilot Program?
  • Open CRS Fails in House Appropriations Committee
  • IBM Joins the Data Coalition!

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Data Coalition News: May 5, 2016


  • Treasury Department Publishes Long-­Awaited Data Format for Federal Spending
  • OMB Reinforces DATA Act with New Guidance
  • House Oversight Committee Shows us What’s Ahead for DATA Act
  • 1,000 Grantees Invited to Join HHS’ Grantee Reporting Pilot Program

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Data Coalition News: April 21, 2016


  • Congress to Executive Branch: Don’t just “Go Through the Motions” on the DATA Act
  • Open Data and Oversight: How Data Standards Empower Anti-Fraud Analytics
  • The OPEN Government Data Act: A Sweeping Open Data Mandate for All Federal Information
  • How is the Government Spending your Money? Ohio’s Figured it Out

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Data Coalition News: April 7, 2016


The latest:
•An Open Data Menu for Arkansas
•The Coalition of Things: Parody with a Point
Financial Data Summit Recap:
•Summit Unites Supporters of Modernized Financial Regulatory Data
•View the images and videos from the Financial Data Summit

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Data Coalition: March 24, 2016


Financial Data Summit Prep:
  • Required Reading – Hudson Hollister and David LeDuc in The Hill
  • Speaker Lineup – New Speakers Added!
  • VIDEO – Financial Transparency Act
The latest:
  • House Rules and Manual in XML Format!

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Data Coalition News: March 11, 2016


  • Coalition Endorses a More Open CRS
  • California Leaders on Open Data: Step-by-Step Progress, But No Master Plan
  • Financial Data Summit, March 29: Startup Demos and Speakers!

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Data Coalition News: February 26, 2016


  • Coalition Calls on OMB to Reject DUNS Proposal
  • Congress Publishes Bill Status as Open Data
  • State and Federal RFIs Raise Two Opportunities for Standardized Reporting

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Data Coalition News: February 11, 2016


  • President Obama’s Budget Shows Who Cares About DATA Act, Who Doesn’t
  • White House Rolls Out Budget on Socrata’s Open Data Platform
  • SEC Open Data Loses House Battle – but is Winning War
  • GAO on DATA Act: Here’s What Success, or Failure, Will Look Like
  • Member Spotlight: Information Builders

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Data Coalition News: January 28, 2016


  • Data Coalition Announces Name Change and New Sister Organization
  • Transparency isn’t Enough
  • Recap: Second Annual Capitol Hill Fly-in!
  • Tech Industry, Transparency Advocates Weigh In to Dump DUNS

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Data Transparency News: January 14, 2016


  • Treasury Department’s Data Structure for Federal Spending is Bigger and Better – and So is Funding
  • HHS DATA Act Pilot Program Promises Automated Reporting for Grantees – Maybe

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Data Transparency News: December 30, 2015


  • Special Edition: A Year in Review!

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Data Transparency News: December 17, 2015


  • Dutch Government Envisions “Business Reporting in Zero Clicks”
  • Op-ed: 10 Ways to Capitalize on Transparency’s Potential
  • BackOffice Associates Explains Why the DATA Act Doesn’t Require System Changes
  • Watch: Financial Transparency Act Briefing

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Data Transparency News: December 3, 2015


  • Recap: Reps. Issa and Quigley Host Financial Transparency Act Briefing on Capitol Hill
  • XBRL US Comment Letter Exposes Duplication in SEC Filings
  • Rep. Seth Moulton signs on to the Financial Transparency Act

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Data Transparency News: November 19, 2015


  • New Proposal: Transform U.S. Statutes at Large into Open Data
  • Treasury Unveils DATA Act-Mandated USASpending.gov Upgrade 18 Months Early
  • Rep. Royce Pushes SEC Chair White on Slow LEI Adoption
  • New Proposed Reg: DUNS number will no longer be mandatory for Federal Agencies

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Data Transparency News: November 6, 2015


  • Fixing the SEC’s Disclosure System
  • House Ways and Means Committee Looks into How Data Standards can Improve Entitlement Programs
  • Data Coalition Board Meeting in Chicago!
  • VIDEO: Interview with Small Business Administration Deputy CFO Tim Gribben

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Data Transparency News: October 22, 2015


  • Breakfast Recap: One Agency Already Reaping DATA Act Benefit, Others’ Data Systems Still “Wild West”
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Proposes Nation’s First Use of LEI Outside Financial Regulation
  • VIDEO: Post-breakfast interview with Tim Gribben

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Data Transparency News: October 8, 2015


  • Senate DATA Act Author: What Happened to Recipient Reporting?
  • A Double-Barrelled Solution when Open Data is Both Structured and
    Unstructured
  • In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Takeaways from #DT2015
  • New Video on the DATA Act and the Transformation of Public-Sector Spending!
  • Join Us and PwC for breakfast – and Explore Data Innovations in Financial Management.

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Data Transparency News: September 25, 2015


  • Data Transparency 2015 Recap
  • Watch the morning session of Data Transparency 2015 on C-SPAN
  • OhioCheckbook.com Open Data Initiative Puts State Out Front On Financial Transparency
  • Blog: DATA Act Implementation Efforts Move Forward, Section 5 Pilot Lags Behind
  • Enigma launches Smoke Signals to prevent fire deaths

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Data Transparency News: August 27, 2015


  • Coalition Celebrates Open Data Champions in Sacramento
  • SEC’s recent headway toward an open data transformation
  • NEW Financial Transparency Act Infographic!

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Data Transparency News: August 13, 2015


  • Proposed Pay-for-Performance Rules Signal Latest SEC Movement Toward Open Data
  • Financial Transparency Act Gains Cosponsors!
  • NEW Financial Transparency Act Infograhic
  • Expanded DATA Act Schema Released

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Data Transparency News: July 30, 2015


  • Congressional Panel Digs into DATA: Lawmakers Emphasize Standards, Question OMB’s Recipient Reporting Pilot
  • Breakfast Explores Next Transformation: Laws and Regulations, Expressed as Data
  • Senators Warner and Crapo to SEC: Time to fix XBRL!
  • Congressional Committees: Whatever Happened to the DATA Act’s Analytics Platform?

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Data Transparency News: July 16, 2015


  • The Framers Envisioned a Data-Driven Congress. Really!
  • Democratic Opposition Scuttles Anti-Open Data Legislation, For Now
  • ACT-IAC’s DATA Act Forum on July 29

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Data Transparency News: July 2, 2015


  • In the fight for open nonprofit data, everything changed in one month
  • DATA Act Summit 2015 Videos Now Available
  • Newly proposed SEC rule would require public companies to disclose executive clawbacks using searchable XBRL data
  • Member Spotlight: Posiba

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Data Transparency News: June 18, 2015


  • Special Edition: DATA Act Summit Recap

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Data Transparency News: June 4, 2015


  • New Members Boost Coalition’s Campaign for Data Transparency
  • Coalition and Sunlight Foundation Pen Letter of Support for DataOhio Initiative
  • 5 Reasons Not to Miss DATA Act Summit 2015
  • Administration Requests DATA Act Funding
  • California Bill to Establish a Statewide Open Data Portal Passes State Senate

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Data Transparency News: May 21, 2015


  • Rep. Darrell Issa and eleven original bipartisan cosponsors introduce Financial Transparency Act
  • Democratic opposition to H.R. 1965 rises, may erect roadblocks to anti-open data bill

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Data Transparency News: May 7, 2015


  • The DATA Act is turning one!
  • Members of Congress question true costs of open data at the SEC
  • Calls for FOIA reform at Senate Judiciary hearing

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Data Transparency News: April 23, 2015


  • Rep. Hurt’s proposal banning open data at the SEC is back under consideration in the House
  • Data Coalition and GAO partner event: Changing the Culture for Open data

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Data Transparency News: April 9, 2015


  • First DATA Act schema published on GitHub
  • USASpending.gov upgrade: recovering bulk download capability
  • Members of Congress call on Appropriations Committee to push for searchable financial regulatory data
  • House Budget Committee urges DATA Act implementation

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Data Transparency News: March 27, 2014


  • Special Edition: #FinRegSummit Highlights
  • Rep. Darrell Issa announces MADOFF Transparency Act
  • Newly appointed U.S. CIO Tony Scott talks open data
  • SEC sends two senior officials to Summit

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Data Transparency News: March 13, 2014


  • DTC releases new iPhone app!
  • Rep. Darrell Issa added as #FinRegSummit speaker.
  • A recap of the first 2015 Data Breakfast, focusing on the Legal Entity Identifier.
  • The DTC heads to Canada.

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Data Transparency News: February 26, 2015


  • New Speakers for Financial Regulation Summit
  • DTC Advisor to appear before Oversight Committee
  • Data Transparency Breakfast is Monday!

 

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Data Transparency News: February 12, 2015


  • Two exciting speakers added for the Financial Regulation Summit.
  • Op-Ed on DATA Act Implementation from Dick Gregg.
  • Mark your calendar for the first Data Transparency Breakfast of 2015!

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Data Transparency News: January 28, 2015


  • The Data Coalition goes to Capitol Hill.
  • 2015 Data Transparency Agenda is out!
  • Mark your calendars! First announcement of 2015 Data Transparency events.

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Data Transparency News: January 15, 2015


  • Welcome to 2015
  • Setback for Financial Regulation Data Transparency
  • DTC brings on Development Director

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Data Transparency News: December 12, 2014


  • Treasury official calls for universal LEI use by the Feds
  • DATA Act: OMB and Treasury release first data elements
  • Recap of a fantastic Data Breakfast with Federal CFOs

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Data Transparency News: November 14, 2014


  • Will the new Congress support data transparency?
  • The SEC makes some big commitments to open data.

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Data Transparency News: October 30, 2014


  • The Case for Open Data in Corporate Disclosure
  • Upcoming DTC Events
  • Open Data Could Improve Access to the Great Outdoors

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Data Transparency News: October 16, 2014


  • Couldn’t Make DT2014? The videos are here!
  • New Blog from the DTC: The Senate Forecast for H.R. 5405
  • GovLoop hosted an hour-long discussion on open data with DTC’s Hudson Hollister

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Data Transparency News: October 3, 2014


  • Wrap up of DATA Transparency 2014

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Data Transparency News: September 26, 2014 – Special Edition!


  • White House Endorses Open Data Standards for Federal Spending
  • Treasury Issues Request for Comment

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Data Transparency News: September 4, 2014


  • Treasury & OMB Announce DATA Act Townhall
  • Latest info on Data Transparency 2014
  • SEC mandates open data for mortgage-backed securities

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Data Transparency News: August 21, 2014


  • U.S. Comptroller General to Speak at DT 2014
  • FindTheBest Launches Congressional Directory
  • Guest Blog: Don’t Lose Sleep Over $619 Billion

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Data Transparency News: August 7, 2014


  • Veterans’ Reform Bill includes data transparency provisions.
  • Data Transparency 2014 is set.
  • Global Open Data perspectives discussed at 3rd Data Transparency Breakfast.

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Data Transparency News: July 25, 2014


  • House Questions the SEC on Open Data
  • First White Paper on DATA Act

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Data Transparency News: July 10, 2014


  • SEC Enforces XBRL Reporting Requirements – Finally!
  • Still Waiting on OMB’s Open Government Plan
  • Lessons in Open Data from Brazil

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