The House of Representatives has proposed to slash the FY11 open data budget from $34 million to $2 million, effectively shutting down sites like Data.gov and USASpending.gov. National Priorities Project would like to put that $32 million savings in context.
To date, this space has been used by National Priorities Project's budget experts to supplement our datasets and other online resources. As NPP's new database manager, I'd like to add some technical commentary to the mix. There’s a few exciting projects in the works—projects that will extend the reach of our publications, analysis, and curated data.