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White House pushes communities to use data to cut down on incarceration

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

The White House is hoping to push more communities around the country to start using data sharing and analytics to drastically cut their prison populations, launching a new initiative to pull in the private sector and lend federal expertise to states and localities.

Commerce Department names Ian Kalin first chief data officer

by Greg Otto • 5 years ago

Kalin, previously the director of open data for Socrata, will oversee what Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker refers to as "America's data agency."

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