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House Approves Open Federal Spending Data Bill

BudgetThe House voted 388-1 Wednesday to approve a bill that promotes more transparency on digital federal spending data, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

Joseph Marks writes the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act is set to be discussed on the Senate floor after that chamber’s panel gave its approval.

Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman and bill sponsor, said in a statement obtained by Nextgov that he aims to give the country more visibility into how the government spends money.

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