'National Accuracy Clearinghouse' for SNAP data could challenge some states, local governments

The National Accuracy Clearinghouse has been a long time coming, but it may pose challenges to states and counties with few staff.

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'Agencies don't need to share all their data,' says New York's new privacy officer


New York's IT agency hired Michele Jones, an attorney and longtime compliance officer, to overhaul how state agencies handle residents' data.

Dashboards aren’t always good for the long haul, data officers say


Dashboards can be an unsustainable and not particularly useful way of sharing information with people, a group of city data leaders warned.

Newsom signs legislation creating California 'data haven' for abortion


California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation blocking the state's tech firms from sharing data with states that have outlawed abortion.

NYC revises open-data standards with an eye on longevity


New York City’s Office of Technology and Innovation updated its open data standards to make them intuitive and accessible.

California lawmakers approve bill creating 'data haven' for abortion


California lawmakers seek to block the state's tech companies from sharing data with states that have outlawed abortion since the fall of Roe v. Wade.

Rhode Island picks new vendor for tracking medical marijuana


The state gave a five-year contract to a company that uses RFID chips to track medical marijuana products from growers to final sales.

Bloomberg Philanthropies announces first participants in City Data Alliance


Twenty-two cities have been selected to take part in the inaugural cohort of the Bloomberg Philanthropies City Data Alliance program.

Inside New Jersey’s data-driven content strategy to boost service delivery


The Garden State used data to drive the redesign of how it delivers business services and information about COVID-19.

California sheriff to stop sharing license-plate data after settlement


The Marin County Sheriff's Office agreed to comply with a law that limits what data law enforcement shares with federal immigration agencies.