Tag Archives: Digital Accountability and Transparency Act

Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Retirement

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2018 after nearly two decades in Congress, Nextgov reported Wednesday. His 18-career in the lower chamber includes time as chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and as a proponent of federal information technology reform …

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Report: Darrell Issa Calls for OMB Guidance to Implement DATA Act

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) believes the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act across government will move forward once the executive branch releases guidance for agencies, GovExec reported Wednesday. Charles Clark writes that Issa, a former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said at a recent Data …

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DATA Act Seeks to Open Up Govt Spending Info

U.S. lawmakers are considering the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, a bill that would open public access to agencies’ spending information, InformationWeek reported Monday. William Welsh writes that the DATA Act would also establish financial reporting standards as well as update the USAspending.gov portal. The bill’s Senate and House sponsors …

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