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.
The Data Coalition and the Data Foundation announce a merger agreement to align efforts and missions for further advancing and promoting effective use of government data in 2021.
The Data Coalition Initiative endorses the bipartisan House bill that would establish a new occupations series for data science and data management.
The House of Representatives passed the bipartisan National Science Foundation for the Future Act (H.R. 2225)