What’s New in Civic Tech: Open Gov Groups Voice Concern Over Removal of Trump Transition Data

lterrat's bookmarks 2017-04-15

Summary:

"SUNLIGHT FOUNDATION VOICES CONCERN OVER ONLINE REMOVAL OF TRUMP TRANSITION DATA

The Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at making government more accountable and transparent, continues to voice concerns over the availability of information under the young Donald Trump administration, citing an erasure of transition data as the most recent cause for concern.

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SAN FRANCISCO LOOKS TO HIRE LEADER TO PLAN, IMPLEMENT REPLACEMENT VOTING SYSTEM

San Francisco has posted a job opening for a project lead to build a replacement voting system, which the city hopes will bolster the 'accuracy, transparency, security and auditability' of its balloting system.  

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HAWAII LAUNCHES NEW GEOSPATIAL DATA PORTAL

Hawaii has launched a new Geospatial Data Portal, which makes available for general use a collection of topographic maps, new data sets that now include more than 300 layers, imagery, historical maps and developer features.

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INDIANAPOLIS’ NEW WEBSITE SEEKS TO EXPAND DIGITAL SERVICES

While building a governmental website is part of Indianapolis and Marion County’s tech initiative Shift Indy, officials stressed in a recent news release that their efforts to provide better public service through tech expand much further.

Link:

http://www.govtech.com/civic/Whats-New-in-Civic-Tech-Open-Gov-Groups-Voice-Concern-Over-Removal-of-Trump-Transition-Data.html?_utm_source=1-2-2

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Date tagged:

04/15/2017, 20:11

Date published:

04/15/2017, 16:11