Four years in the making, the Federal Data Service is finally coming
A new advisory committee will design the recently funded service to implement pilots across agencies increasing data access and privacy — objectives often thought at odds.
‘Get the agencies moving’ toward CDO Council, former House Speaker urges
The Office of Management and Budget must work with agencies' CDOs to ensure that happens in the first year of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, said former House Speaker Paul Ryan.
OPEN Government Data Act gets a second path to enactment
Waiting to see if, when and how the OPEN, Government Data Act might weave its way through Congress has been something akin to betting on horse racing.
Lawmakers push for chief data officers in every agency in new bill
The bill would drive agencies to better use data to measure the effectiveness of their programs, and more.
Evidence-based policy report calls for secure data service
The report lays out recommendations for the establishment of a National Secure Data Service to oversee transparent and privacy-protected information.
Paul Ryan lays out plan to publish legislation in XML format
It's part of a flurry of programs meant to modernize Congress and make it more open.