Press Releases

Tech Industry Applauds Senate DATA Act Passage

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, […]

Inaugural “Data Transparency Summit” to Feature Key Legislators and Executive Branch Officials

Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) will join with Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) and key executive branch leaders to present a vision for delivering transparency in federal spending data at the first-ever “Data Transparency Summit” on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Union Market in Washington, DC. “The Data Transparency Summit will chart a […]

Data Transparency Coalition Calls on SEC to Adopt Structured Data Strategy

Lawmakers Seek Committee Approval to Roll Back XBRL Open Data at SEC   WASHINGTON, DC – The Data Transparency Coalition submitted a formal comment yesterday on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) draft strategic plan, urging the agency to adopt a comprehensive data strategy that would complete its stalled transformation from disconnected documents to […]

Socrata Joins Data Transparency Coalition

WASHINGTON, DC and SEATTLE — Seattle-based software developer Socrata announced today that it is joining the Data Transparency Coalition. Socrata’s membership will provide critical support to the Coalition’s goals to standardize and publish the U.S. government’s data. “The Data Transparency Coalition is proud to welcome the support of Socrata,” said Hudson Hollister, the Coalition’s Executive […]

StreamLink Software Joins Data Transparency Coalition

WASHINGTON, DC — The Data Transparency Coalition and StreamLink Software announced today that StreamLink Software has joined the Coalition as a Regular Member. StreamLink’s support will help advance the goals of the Coalition, which seeks the standardization and publication of the U.S. government’s data. “StreamLink Software is pioneering new solutions that use open data to […]