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Has any recent academic research been done on the comparative performance of FOIA response speeds by different European governments?

Recently, I took part in a large, international investigative journalistic project on dumps of oily waste water by ships. In that context, I did a FOIA request to the Dutch government. Whereas the ...
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API for finding Florida state elected officials by location

Is there an api for finding Florida state elected officials by location? Or any other states for that matter? I'd like something that works similarly to Florida House Find Legistlators or Florida ...
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Latest data about Indian demographics 2015-2021

Where can I get the latest curated datasets about the geopolitical conditions of India between 2015-2021? I could see bits and pieces of information that is inconsistent. It would be better if I could ...
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Is there a publicly accessible map of the Swedish medium-voltage electricity grid?

I am aware of Open Infrastructure Map - it does a great job of showing electric power lines. I would like to have a datasource independent from OIM, showing the Swedish electricity grid, possibly with ...
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Need US federal source for ZIP codes (not ZCTAs) including ZIP code type

I'm looking to locate either a published table or federally hosted API that returns current (and/or past, if available) ZIP codes that includes the ZIP code type (S/P/U/Z/etc). This data must be ...
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How can one interpret the NVSS Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death data sets?

I've downloaded the past 6 years of data from the NVSS for Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death files. I'm a bit perplexed however, because the user's guide does not seem to provide any understandable ...
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Seeking locations data of all police stations in India

I want to get the locations of all the police stations in India. There is definitely some data which is present in the OpenStreetMap which I am able to crawl. However, there are about 15,579 police ...
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Travel restrictions or quarantine regulations due to Covid19 (machine readable, if possible)

I'm looking for datasets (or webpages) from one or many countries that lists travel restrictions and quarantine requirements for travelers entering the country. For example, lists that countries ...
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State government data collection system

I want to know who collects all necessary administrative data in US state governments, is any particular office, or director responsible for handling, disseminating, and analyzing data? Also, are ...
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Political leanings on the county level, or state level?

I've compiled some covid data, and I think adding some political leaning data might make it a little spicy. I've seen some maps of political leaning for counties, but I cant find a source. I'm looking ...
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Free website for identifying influential or contentious US state and local court cases?

I am looking for free websites that contain (potentially partial) catalogs of state and local court cases in the United States, and allows me to filter and/or sort by any of the following: The vote ...
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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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Is there a API or method to automatically upload apprentice On the Job Hours (OJT) to the DOL system instead of manually entering it?

Our HR department has to manually enter data for apprentice level employees who are participating in the apprenticeship program as part of the apprenticeship program rules. Is there an API that our ...
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Why would an inspection query data.dol.gov/get/inspection/... return a 200 with an empty response?

We are testing the use of the https://data.dol.gov/get/inspection/format/json/limit/100 service request and are seeing conditions where the response sometimes comes back with an empty response, but ...
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Source for U.S. government reports 1900-1950?

I am researching the history of the motion picture industry and seeking U.S. government reports and documents from major departments (especially Commerce, State) for the period of 1900-1950. I'm ...
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Where can someone find a public dataset on where/which USPS postal boxes and sorting machines have been removed?

The USPS is removing sorting machines and mail collection boxes from several locations. I've seen this mapped but cannot yet find this data. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/internal-usps-documents-...
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Government Registered Companies Websites API

Can any buddy help me out to find the API of Government website of Registered Companies. please guide me easy way to find API FOR REGISTERED GOVERNMENT COMPANIES
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How to get get Rto data using vehical no in android studio

How to get Rto data by vehical no in android studio any api available for get rto data ... From where other apps are getting data.
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Datasets of labor union metadata and membership in the United States

I'm looking broadly for datasets that offer insight into labor union membership, participation and behavior in the U.S. So far there's some good stuff in the Office of Labor Management and Standards ...
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List of weigh stations in the US and their locations?

I'm wondering whether there is any open data out there that comprehensively lists weigh stations in the US and their latitude/longitude. Other vehicle inspection facilities would be interesting.
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Canadian Industrial Data i.e. NAICS

I know that any time you register a business in Canada, you have to classify the business with respect to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). I am interested in knowing how ...
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OpenFDA Medical Device 510(k) other information than summary/statement

Is it possible to identify all 510k records of medical devices were a FDA review or clinical trials is available (e.g. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfpmn/pmn.cfm?ID=K151502) ...
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Search the summary PDF 510k medical device of openfda

Is it possible to search specific terms within the summary or statement PDF of the 510k records of medical devices using either the API, the dataset or an online database? I found a similar question (...
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cpu usage and power consumption of servers

I would like to have a structured dataset about CPU usage and power consumption of servers. The data should include CPU usage, power consumption.
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Getting approach procedures and plates from FAA NASR data

I'm building a website that shows all important data for a given airport, navaid, etc, similar in content to this one and am trying to find the best way to get the data, starting with FAA data. I've ...
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Performance data by school district (or by High School) in the US?

I am ideally looking for data that would give me performance by public school district (or by high school) in the united states, for example: Average SAT / ACT Scores Other national test scores (e.g. ...
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Where can I find dislocated worker program participation data by US county?

Where can I find U.S. displaced worker data, particularly during the Great Recession? I found sets from 1995 to 2008 and 2015 to recent. However, I'm having trouble finding data for 2008-2014, ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

I am looking for a machine readable dataset of what country has enacted what form of lockdown on what date, and possibly the "type" of lockdown (international travel/national and international travel, ...
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How do I access articles from the National Library of Medicine that have not been digitized?

I want to read a certain article in a scientific journal which I believe is stored at the National Library of Medicine, among other places. It does have a PMID. I looked at the instructions for ...
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Is there any dataset on all countries current and past government hierarchy/structure?

Possibly with data on the people and what responsibility they have/had.
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From where does Costco get data correlating license plate numbers and vehicle make and models?

International warehouse shopping chain Costco includes functionality in their tire department website to enter a vehicle's license plate number to automatically determine the vehicle's make and model. ...
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Carbon emissions data for UK companies (and beyond UK too)

I am searching for a carbon efficiency reporting for UK government. To my understanding this data should have been reported in the past as per the CRC scheme in this or similar pages. However it ...
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Download shapefile with electric substation data at state or county level for the United States

I would like to know about where I could find electric substation data for states in the US, that can be downloaded as a point shapefile or file geodatabase feature class. I am particularly interested ...
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Where can I find a list of all gov websites and their associated official social media accounts?

All gov sites from national level down to town/village level. And their official social media profile handles. Is there such a dataset available?
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Looking for suggestions of sources for data science project

I'm currently taking a first step into Data Science, and studying a specific computational method, I'm a math student, but I'm looking for reliable data sources, and if related to biology (e.g public ...
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Seeking US PLSS GIS data: Township Range Section

Question: I have struggled to find a good/verifiable source for high quality PLSS data (USA Public Land Survey System). BLM publishes a national PLSS dataset, but in my experience working with it, ...
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Open GIS data for SE Asia - Political and Administrative Polygons

I am looking for city and neighboorhood level (and other administrative divisions) data for as many countries in SE Asia as possible. It must be free to access and use. Trusted/official data is ...
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Seeking Dominion Land Survey data (for Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba) to overlay in Google Earth?

I am new to this type of work, and thought that it would not be at all difficult to find a repository of DLS data (as a .kmz, .shp, etc. file) depicting township, range, and section boundaries that I ...
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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 ...
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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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Tallinn APC & AVL data for public transport

I am looking for automatic passenger counts (APC) and automatic vehicle location (AVL) datasets for Tallinn public transportation system. Any ideas where I can find them? Or if there are no such ...
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Looking for US percentage of population overweight or obese over last 50 years

I've seen other charts that reference data from the CDC, but I haven't found anything useful on their site, and they don't return emails. Thoughts?
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Crime Data in Canada

Does anybody have any idea where I might find data regarding crime in Canada or whether or not this data even exists?
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US Government Spending

Where can I find a summary of historical spending of the US federal government? I am not interested in budgets, I am interested in knowing what was actually spent.
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GovData.de license zero-2-0

Does this license have to be passed on (I don't have the technical term), if the licensed data is used or passed on? https://www.govdata.de/dl-de/zero-2-0 Data licence Germany - Zero - Version 2.0 ...
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Is Open Government data ever restricted to use within the country of origin?

As the effort to collect, QC, organize and publish an open government dataset is usually funded by taxpayers, I have always imagined a government would prefer to only offer such data to its citizens ...
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Requesting Workplace accident data from the UK Government

In the U.K. the Health and Safety Executive collects workplace accidents and fatalities data. They publish aggregated summaries but not the raw data. How and to whom do I request the raw data?
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Data on Lobbying Expenditures: Net Neutrality

I found this really interesting graph at sunlightfoundation.com. I would like to do one of my own, just with a few style tweaks and updated for 2018, or at least 2017. I checked the source's website, ...
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Historic spatial extent of Beirut, Lebanon?

I am looking for historic extent data for the city of Beirut, in Lebanon. I would like to show the growth of the city over time, from 1950 to today. The data are to be used in a web visualisation to ...
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List of us city mayors by year

A similar unanswered question, City mayor/council racial demographics, prompts this more generic question. Where can I find open data source that lists all us mayors by year?
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