Questions tagged [federal]

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GitHub license for code written by US Government Employee

When I open a new project on Github, I see a selection of licenses in a drop-down list, which currently looks like this: None Apache v2 License MIT license Affero GPL Artistic License 2.0 BSD (3-...
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How do United States federal agencies release data?

I'm interested in the process of how an agency, like the EPA, GSA, or Department of State, finds a dataset they wish to release, selects it, and how they go about releasing it to the public. How do ...
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Financial Accounts - Intersectoral Flow-of-Funds Data

I am looking for data that contains financial liabilites/assets of different sectors in an economy to other sectors for different countries. In Europe this is regulated by ESA 2010 (or ESA 95, the ...
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Police Misconduct dataset?

Anyone know where I can find a good dataset on police misconducts? I'd like something similar to what RAND current has out on its policemisconduct.org site, but it looks like its pretty much a Twitter ...
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Is there data on the types of cars bought and turned in during the “cash for clunkers” program?

I'm interested in determining what sort of cars were traded in and what sort of cars were purchased through the cash for clunkers program. Does anyone know where to find that data? I would hope it ...
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Location of USPS Mail Boxes

Is there open data for the locations of USPS mail box locations? There are a number of sites that have this information like http://www.payphone-project.com/mailboxes/, but I'd like authoritative data....
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Opening up Federal Trade Commission data on Safe Harbor

I would like to know how I can get access to the underlying database powering the site https://safeharbor.export.gov/list.aspx This lists all the private companies who have agreed to comply with the ...
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Is ISO 19115 (Geographic Metadata) a closed standard?

I've been seeing ISO 19115 pop up in discussions more and more recently. It appears to be a standard for NOAA and other federal agencies. Yet when I google "ISO 19115" the first entry I see is from ...
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Federal Shutdown: Raw SNAP (Food Stamps) participation data source

With the Federal government shut down, my source of raw SNAP participation rates is gone (both USDA and Data.gov are offline). Any suggestions about where I could find this data? Any suggestions of ...
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FEC API key form submit does nothing

I visit https://api.open.fec.gov/developers/ , fill out the form titled "Sign up for an API key", and press "Signup". The button briefly changes to "Loading...", then ...
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Searching for a query-able nationwide data source of official german TK25 cartography numbers

I am looking for a single data source containing the so-called TK25 numbers, aka "Messtischblattnummern" (preferrably quarter-TK25). I want to intersect the TK25 data with vector data (e.g., a ...
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Sources for federal funding of local governments

Are there sources that would let me find out how much money my local government receives from the federal government, ideally by federal program. My local government's budget documents lump federal, ...
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Data from the Great Lakes Science Center's Annual Bottom Trawl and Acoustics Surveys

The USGS's Great Lakes Science Center surveys fish populations every year in the Great Lakes. The results are compiled into reports, but is the underlying data available anywhere?
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Looking for structured US Secretary of State public schedule

I'm trying to track down a structured version of the public schedule for the Secretary of State, during Clinton's term. I don't care about under/deputy/assistant secretaries either, just the Secretary....
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Cannot get data from FPDS atom feed using pyfpds

I have a script which uses the pyfpds wrapper (https://github.com/18F/pyfpds) to extract contract data from the FPDS Atom Feed (www.fpds.gov). Following is the code I have and this used to work till ...