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Cloud services award will come Wednesday amid Trump budget uncertainty.
The sanctions target Russian intelligence leaders. Obama also expelled 35 Russian diplomats in the U.S.
It’s one thing to put the data out there for the public to consume or to potentially spark new industries; it’s another to standardize those data sets.
The mechanics of reporting that data are messy, a watchdog report finds, and officials at least in one agency think they might miss the deadline.
A new GAO report concludes the lack of oversight could lead agencies to incompletely report finances.
The DATA Act requires federal agencies to publish their spending data.
"Agencies run the risk of reporting data that cannot be aggregated governmentwide," according to GAO.
Treasury's online federal spending tracker might still have some kinks by May 2017.
Treasury has built an open beta site to collect user feedback before the final version goes live May 2017.
In the 2016 budget, the Obama administration proposed more funding to help launch idea labs.
The new data standards aim to make it easier for the public and good-government groups to track federal dollars.
The Treasury Department has started collecting and occasionally republishing the public's agency-related social media posts in order to gain a better handle on public sentiment.
For the first time, the DATA Act has made it someone's job to define, and later enforce, common standards that will allow users to match and search across financial, budget and award reports.
The Department of Health and Human Services' IT spending may be the main driver, a new forecast suggests.
Thanks to a newly unveiled partnership, the public can now make online payments using two popular digital wallet services, PayPal and Dwolla.
The legislation requires the Treasury Department to undertake one of its most ambitious management and technological transformations yet.
The Obama administration has six months to prove its implementation of a sweeping new data transparency law is on track.
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