Infographic: The DATA Act, an Overview


Why the data transparency legislation matters

Congress last month passed the 2014 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, which aims to transform all federal spending information into standardized data. However, questions still remain as to how much transparency the legislation will actually bring to government spending. 

For everything you need to know about the DATA Act, check out the infographic below: 

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