THE LATEST President Trump released the administration's Fiscal Year (FY) 20201 budget proposal, which contains a number of references to federal data and evidence priorities. The House of Representatives also passed the Taxpayers Right to Know Act, which the Data Coalition has endorsed. For more on these and other stories, continue reading.
DATA COALITION COMMENTARY
Data Coalition Supports Bipartisan CFO Vision Act On Thursday, February 13, Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced the bipartisan CFO Vision Act (S. 3287). "The bipartisan CFO Vision Act is a step toward using data to better align the American public’s expectation that our government has strong financial management paired with ongoing efforts to operate as effectively and efficiently as possible," said Data Coalition CEO Nick Hart in a statement following the bill's introduction.
House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Improve Federal Program Inventories The bipartisan Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act (H.R. 3830) unanimously passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, February 5. This legislation mandates the development of federal program inventories and the application of data standards, which will enable more transparent information about federally-funded programs.
City of Austin Open Data March Meetup Join Data Coalition CEO Nick Hart and the City of Austin’s Open Data Team for a presentation on recently enacted federal data policies and the progress being made towards better managing and using government data. March 17, 2020 • Austin, TX
RegTech Data Summit Join the Data Coalition and DFIN for the RegTech Data Summit as we discuss the future of RegTech and the benefits it will bring to the financial services sector. April 22, 2020 • New York, NY