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Mulvaney: DATA Act crucial for sorting out federal spending

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 months ago

After two confirmation hearings Tuesday, it was clear that President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget has DATA Act implementation in mind.

Looking for reasons to spur DATA Act implementation, lawmakers point to the Pentagon

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 months ago

Reports of DOD waste prove that agencies could use some standardization in spending reporting, said Reps. Walberg and Connolly.

DATA Act authors worry about law’s future

by Greg Otto • 10 months ago

Two authors of the law that requires federal agencies to standardize and publish spending information say more work needs to be done to make sure the law doesn’t fall by the wayside when the next administration takes over.

Sen. Warner wants updates on agencies’ DATA Act progress

by Greg Otto • 12 months ago

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., issued a letter Wednesday to more than 35 federal agencies asking if they are on time with the law’s deadlines, how much it has spent on the fulfilling the law’s orders and what would be needed to close any additional gaps.

Watchdog: OMB, Treasury need to clarify DATA Act standards

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

The Government Accountability Office found that of the 57 data elements OMB and Treasury defined for use with the DATA Act, a few of the definitions could eventually lead to inconsistent reporting, leaving agencies with the chance to misrepresent the way funds are being spent.

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