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On November 8, the Data Coalition joined the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Office of Management and Budget to host a public forum discussing the Federal Data Strategy. The second in a series on the strategy, this forum allowed the public, businesses and other stakeholders to comment on the recently published draft set of practices.
The Office of Management and Budget released an updated Federal Data Strategy earlier this week, which included new draft practices and use cases.
Governments around the world are implementing Standard Business Reporting (SBR) to modernize how they interact with the private sector and collect regulatory reporting. The Data Coalition is making the case for SBR in the U.S. federal government.
On Wednesday, September 26, the House of Representatives passed the GREAT Act (S. 3484, H.R. 4887). Earlier that day, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously reported the legislative proposal by voice vote.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the CEP's report, “The Promise of Evidence-based Policymaking,” and we took the opportunity to join members of the Commission and other guests at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s event, “Evidence: Time for Act.”
Modernizing financial regulatory reporting is no easy task. Open data standards are the key: by replacing document-based reports with standardized data, regulators can spur modernization.
The U.S. regulatory reporting framework is fragmented resulting in reporting requirements that are often duplicative and overlapping. J.P. Morgan Chase has issued a call to action.
The benefits of contextualized, standardized data that can be brought about by the OPEN Government Data Act should also extend to an area that most workers and employers already have to deal with - retirement security.
On Wednesday, the House Oversight Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs convened a hearing to assess the government’s management of the federal grants process. Detailed in our latest blog are key exchanges between the Subcommittee and witnesses.
The Data Coalition is pleased to see the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, led by original DATA Act sponsors Chairman Rob Portman (OH-R) and Ranking Member Tom Carper (DE-D), issue their oversight report: “Federal Agency Compliance with the DATA Act.”