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Template for the Future

Posted in Transparency by Recovery.gov on June 14, 2011

Earl Devaney, Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board has laid out a plan for expanding transparency and accountability beyond Recovery funding to include all government spending.

This plan would eliminate redundancies and inefficiencies, saving taxpayers tens of millions of dollars and providing increased accountability and transparency.  The main feature of the plan is the elimination of eight separate data collection websites across government.  Instead, they would be rolled up and combined into a “universal one-stop shop” consisting of three sites:  one to collect data from recipients of federal awards; one to collect agency data; and one to display and visualize all the data, just as Recovery.gov does for Recovery data.

Read the entire Template for the Future.

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