Federal Spending Transparency on the Decline?
Even as government transparency initiatives and portals like data.gov grow rapidly, the federal government is ending valuable and long-standing data publications.
One example is the Consolidated Federal Funds Report (CFFR), an annual federal spending report created by the Census Bureau and de-funded in fiscal year 2012. Since 1983, the Census Bureau collected spending information from the back-end systems that track federal awards, contracts, and salaries; compiled it into a single format; and summarized
What the influencers are saying
http://t.co/ovFkkfAD not a replacement for Consolidated Federal Funds Report, CFFR: http://t.co/KiQhHHHV
Is federal spending transparency on the decline? http://t.co/yfblIPRh #opengov
Federal Spending Transparency on the Decline? @nationalpriorities http://t.co/rRt3E5Gq
Federal Spending Transparency on the Decline? http://t.co/XiVqykPm via @sunfoundation