Briefing Room

Press Releases


Bipartisan Oversight Measure on Government Spending Becomes Law

The bipartisan Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act, which directs federal agencies to publish more information online about federal spending, was signed into law by President Biden. This bill will make it possible for Congress and the American public to better understand what their government is allocating resources and provide capabilities to analyze how budget proposals.

Congress Advances Bipartisan Open Data and Transparency Bills

Congress has advanced multiple bills that promote transparency about government activities and increase the use, availability, and accessibility of open data, including the Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act yesterday and the Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act (H.R. 2485), in July.

Statements


Data Coalition Endorses the Secure Research Data Network Act

The Secure Research Data Network Act promotes the exploration of privacy-enhancing technologies by directing the National Science Foundation to conduct pilot projects with strong oversight, clear transparency, and the potential to improve upon existing capabilities for data sharing in government.

Statement on Bipartisan Proposal to Extend the CDO Council to 2030

On January 25, a House Committee presented a bipartisan proposal to extend the Chief Data Officers Council as Section 210 of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2022.