24 results for: "data act"

Why We Need the DATA Act

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May 10, 2012 - Having access to a single, comprehensive source for U.S. federal spending data isn't a partisan matter. We support the DATA Act because accurate spending information is critical to an informed budget ...

You Ask, We Don't Answer: How Much Money Does the Federal Government Spend?

Blog - /blog/2012/05/08/you-ask-we-dont-answer-how-much-money-does-federal-government-spend/

May 9, 2012 - Tracking federal spending is tricky, but it's critical to having an informed discussion about the budget. Because "federal spending" can mean different things and involves multiple sources of data, we...

Budget Brief - The DATA Act

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May 8, 2012 - Budget Brief - The DATA Act NPP executive director Jo Comerford speaks about the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, currently being considered in the Senate Committee on Homeland Security an...

You Ask, We Answer: Why Doesn't the Government Publish These Numbers?

Blog - /blog/2012/05/07/you-ask-we-answer-why-doesnt-government-publish-these-numbers/

May 7, 2012 - The White House used to put out a Citizen's Guide to the Federal Budget every year, but it was discontinued during the George W. Bush presidency. President Obama has not resurrected the practice. Mean...