Press Releases

Data Coalition Applauds Commerce Department’s Announcement of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building

The Data Coalition welcomes the creation of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building. The advisory committee is required by the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018.

Data Coalition Calls on Senate Committee to Advance Revised AI in Government Act

The Data Coalition strongly supports the Senate substitute amendment for the “AI in Government Act” and encourages the Senate to rapidly advance this legislation.

2019 Datum Award Recipients Announced

Congressional and agency leaders championing data policy and use will be recognized at the GovDATAx Datum Awards on October 30th.

Data Coalition Obtains Documents Indicating Labor Department is Constraining Resources for Evaluating Program Effectiveness

The Data Coalition acquired documents through a Freedom of Information Act request that suggest the U.S. Labor Department continues to suppress resources for studying whether and how well the country’s labor policies work. 

House Financial Services Committee Leadership Re-introduces the Financial Transparency Act

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (NC-R) and Subcommittee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-D) re-introduced the Financial Transparency Act.

Data Coalition Supports the Latest Iteration of Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act

Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, issued the following statement following Senate introduction of the Taxpayers Right-to-Know Act.

Data Coalition Statement Regarding OMB Guidance on Implementing the Evidence Act

Data Coalition CEO Nick Hart issued a statement following the release of OMB's guidance on the implementation of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act.

Data Coalition Statement on Proposed Citizenship Question for the 2020 Census

Data Coalition CEO Nick Hart issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision about the proposed citizenship question for the 2020 census in United States Department of Commerce v. New York.

Data Coalition Applauds Senate Committee Passage of GREAT Act

Today, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act (S.1829) was favorably reported out of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Data Coalition Announces New Partnership with U.S. Census Bureau

In 2020 the U.S. Census Bureau will launch the most important data collection activity in government in a decade: the decennial census. Today, the Data Coalition announced a formal partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to promote a reliable count of U.S. households.

Data Coalition Applauds Release of Final Federal Data Strategy

The release of the long-awaited Federal Data Strategy from the Trump Administration is a positive sign about the Executive Branch’s recognition that government data can and should be used more strategically to benefit the American public.

House Modernization Committee Takes Crucial Steps to Modernize Congress

The Data Coalition applauds the Committee’s efforts to improve transparency and efficiency throughout the legislative branch.