Through the DATA Act of 2014 (for spending reports) and the proposed Financial Transparency Act (for financial services), the federal government is already embracing the notion that its information should be expressed as data. These transformations were planned in late 2014 as the first and second pillars of the Data Transparency Coalition’s policy agenda.

Tuesday's Data Transparency Breakfast introduced the third pillar of our agenda and opened a whole new area of possibility for open data supporters. What if the government adopted consistent data formats for Congressional and administrative laws and rules? Read more in the latest Data Coalition blog post