Press Releases

Data Coalition Applauds SEC for Ringing in the New Year with New Transparency Tool

In a release earlier today, the SEC announced that the thousands of XBRL submissions it receives, as separate files each quarter will, for the first time, be available as a single database. This is good news for investors, markets and companies because easier use of structured financial data means more use of financial data.

Letter to Senate Banking Committee – Opposition to H.R. 5405

The Data Transparency Coalition is the nation’s only open data trade association. Representing 27 leading tech and consulting firms and growing startups, we advocate the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data.

H.R. 5405 Needs a Closer Look says Data Transparency Coalition

Washington, D.C. - The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today urged the House of Representatives to postpone the vote on H.R. 5405, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act , which is scheduled for this evening. Certain provisions in the bill would be detrimental to the push for more accountability and transparency in financial reporting.

Veterans Affairs Bill Provides Opportunity for Data Transparency at VA, Which Can Pick Up Where Congress Left Off

he Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) and the Health Data Consortium today applauded Congress for including forward-looking open data provisions in the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act but urged the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to standardize all the data that will now be produced.