Open source standard bill advances in House, but doesn’t ditch the DUNS
The House Oversight Committee voted to advance a bill for open source-tracking of grant data, but not without a tit-for-tat about its lasting impacts.
OPEN Government Data Act sees a clear path through Congress as part of NDAA
The bill sets the "presumption" that government data should be presented as open and machine-readable data.
DATA Act part two? OMB supports move to common data formats for contractors, grantees
Standardizing federal award data and reporting requirements is an important step in reducing the size of the government, the report states.
Bill to make federal data open, machine-readable reintroduced in both chambers
A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers is pushing the OPEN Government Data Act again.
This could be the year for Issa’s bill requiring open, standardized financial data format
The Financial Transparency Act, reintroduced by California Republican Darrell Issa, would require financial regulators adopt standardized open data filing practices.
SEC moves closer to requiring open format for company filings
The SEC this week voted for a rule change requiring public companies to file financial statements with an open format known as Inline XBRL.