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4/11/2014
11:15 AM

Senate Unanimously Passes DATA Act

Bipartisan legislation directs government agencies to improve spending transparency by publishing financial data in standardized, machine-readable formats.

Senator Mark Warner
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Senator Mark Warner
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4/11/2014 | 1:14:21 PM
Long Time in the Making
The DATA Act has been a long time in the making, and one of the few pieces of IT-related legislation to make it  through the Congressional gaunlet in many years.  It could still get caught in the House, but it looks promising  Credit VA Senator Mark Warner and the rest of the bill's sponsors, including Rep. Darrell Issa, for bringing both sides of the aisle together on this.
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