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National Flood Insurance Data

I'm looking for any data on the National Flood Insurance Program. I've already found a bit but I'm curious if I'm missing anything. Here's what I have: FEMA Flood Risk Rate Maps- https://catalog.data....
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Dataset of Business Schools in the US

Is is there a dataset of all the business schools in the US, with total undergrad enrollment in the Business School, Dean (and Associate Dean's) name and email address, and if there is an online ...
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FTC list of telemarketer phone numbers that have received complaints

Is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) list of telemarketer phone numbers that have received complaints available? Supposedly Nomorobo has access to it, but I believe that is as a result of having won ...
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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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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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Do US banks have reporting requirements for public money they hold?

Do US banks or depository institutions have reporting requirements on public money they hold? If so, how could I find which banks hold the money for a particular local government?
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Match Excel Spread Sheet of Addresses to State Legislator

I work at a non-profit called the Georgia Justice Project. In February, we are hosting an event called Justice Day where people from across the state will gather at the capitol to lobby with their ...
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is there an open API for healthcare's medicaid / CHIP eligibility?

I'd like to make a healthcare website that would help customers find their healthcare plans easily. How can I check if the user is eligible for medicaid, or CHIP or medicare? I know how to get the ...
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What you look for in a codebook

I'm putting together a few codebooks/data dictionaries for our transparency portal. In doing so I have been reviewing some examples to get an idea of what civic hackers look for in such a document. My ...
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Reporting Poorly Secured Non-Public Use Federally Funded Data

I work for a non-profit and recently I applied for access to non-publicly available data. My concern is that this data is not very well protected, as it potentially contains personally identifiable ...
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Construction project data

I'm working on a project where I'd like to compare rates of construction job postings with known construction projects in an area. Is there a database of known construction projects in any given ...
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How to get images for foods fetched on USDA FoodData Central API?

On the USDA FoodData Central API, I can successfully fetch foods, and get all of their details. However, I realized that the USDA FoodData Central API does not return an image for the foods. As per my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unique identifiers of US companies as a means of tracking change

I'm a brand new business analyst for a company that currently maintains its second-hand customer list (given by medical distributors, consisting mostly of hospitals, doctor's offices and smaller ...
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Need Resource suggestions about Indicators and Signs in Governmental Open data

I am studying for my master’s degree in the Interaction Design domain. For my upcoming Capstone project, can someone please direct me to good resources that talk about governmental open data at the ...
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Government procurement bids

The US federal government publishes contracts on USASpending.gov and RFPs on FBO.gov. Contracts contain extensive description of the vendor. But I haven't find the similarly detailed data on RFP ...
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Nation Builder Voter Database Leak

Does anyone know if the data leaked from Nation Builder (http://www.databreaches.net/191-million-voters-personal-info-exposed-by-misconfigured-database/) this past December is available anywhere? I ...
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Class Action Lawsuit data

Is there a government database of class action lawsuit settlements with open claims? If not, where do sites like Top class actions get their info?
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What offices/divisions of U.S. federal agencies and bureaus can do site inspections at private companies?

Hoping that someone somewhere collated this stuff already - is there any single dataset that lists all federal offices that can do compliance on-site inspections of any kind? The Federal Register is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Texas Land System Grid data

I am working on R&D for Texas Grid data.Currently, I download https://tnris.org/data-catalog/entry/usgs-quad-grid/ data.But I don't know which is the actual Grid data for Texas.For example, ...
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How to import a SAS layout or Data Dictionary

Being totally new to SAS, I don't know how to import this layout/dictionary file into SAS® Studio: ********************************************* * ...
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Subnational data on corruption

Any sub-national data on corruption (any form)? Interested in any nation, but primary interest in Central and South America.
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