Press Releases

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.

Data Coalition Supports Bipartisan AI Bill

The Data Coalition is proud to support Senators Portman (R-OH), Schatz (D-HI), Gardner (R-CO), and Harris's (D-CA) bipartisan A.I. bill.

Data Coalition and Data Foundation Announce New Leadership

The Data Coalition and Data Foundation Boards of Directors announced Nick Hart, Ph.D., as the organizations’ new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Interim President respectively.

President Signs Government-wide Open Data Bill

President Trump signed into law the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act (H.R. 4174, S. 2046), which includes the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act (Title II).

OPEN Government Data Act Passes Congress and Heads to the President’s Desk

Following this afternoon’s Senate vote, Congress has passed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act (H.R. 4174, S. 2046). The package will now be sent to the President to be signed into law.

Senate and House Make Moves to Modernize Grant Reporting

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.