GREAT Act proponents hope for ‘organic’ grants transformation
Data standardization could make the grants process more transparent, but there are still a lot of details for agencies to sort through.
Fiscal Service launches new data visualization site based on USAspending.gov
Data Lab aims to provide a comfortable point of entry to USAspending.gov's wealth of government expenditure data.
Treasury launches a new era for federal spending data
The Center for Open Data Enterprise has published a report on key takeaways from its recent Roundtable on Innovating with Federal Spending Data.
HHS pilot could change the way government reports on grants spending
A potential bedrock for an open source reporting system already exists in the form of an HHS pilot, a new report says.
Future DATA Act data submissions could be more complete, GAO says
The watchdog inspected the "timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and quality" of the data agencies have submitted in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017.
HUD not DATA Act compliant, underreported billions of dollars, report says
The agency failed to implement DATA Act reporting requirments by a May 2017 deadline, an inspector general’s audit has found.