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Business Name to NAICS Code Mapping

I am looking for a way to map business name + address to NAICS code. Found few government sites like follows: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/kpdf/All_Facilities_Alpha.pdf http://www.rcgov.us/...
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US Senate/Congress Contact Info API

Is there an API to get the email addresses or other contact info of US senators and representatives by postal code? Or, is there some way of getting the email addresses of all US senators and ...
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Text of US Presidents' inaugural addresses

I'm trying to reproduce some text analyses of Presidential inaugural addresses, such as was done by this New York Times interactive display, and I'm looking for a good source for the texts. I've ...
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Errors with running Ruby Government Data SDK Sample

I'm trying to the run the ruby version of the program to consume GOV data sources located at : http://usdepartmentoflabor.github.io/Ruby-Sample-App/ . I get two errors. The first has to do with an ...
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Crowdsourced Open Data

If a government or a company publish their data as Open Data, you don't have a (theoretical) reason to not trust their data. But what happens when the data is a result of crowdsourcing. Can we trust ...
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How to link a new dataset to an existing dataset?

I have to construct a dataset of hospitals. For each hospital, I will indicate the the town/region in which it is located. I already have dataset of towns/regions of the concerned geographic area. ...
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Dataset of US local, state, federal contact phone numbers?

I'm looking to create an app that facilitates U.S. Americans to contact local, state, or federal representative based on home address. I can use the already public shape-files to figure out the ...
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Expamples of municipal decisions register published as open data

can anybody give me any examples of municipal decisions register (eg. planned road closures, approval of private use of public spaces, sanctions issued to citizens for not obeying municipal ...
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Find a List of Private Companies That Use Canadian Government Open Data?

How can I find a list of Canadian private companies that use Canadian government open data?
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Is there a Glossary of Terms for the Federal Elections Commission API?

Maybe I missed it on the FEC API site (https://api.open.fec.gov/developers/) but does anyone know if there's a glossary which defines all of the elements in the models? For example, if you scroll down ...
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H-1 (Work visa) data by year by state

I am doing a research paper about how immigration impacts GDP, and I would like to know where can I find data about H-1 (Work visa): Who is coming to the US because of work, and which state does he/...
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Model documents for presubmission meeting with FDA about mhealth pilot trial and risk assessment

I am planning a trial with diabetic patients to use our digital tablet-based Android app for helping to track/manage glucose, nutrition, medications, and fitness-related activities. It has been ...
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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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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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Need Resource suggestions about Indicators and Signs in Governmental Open data

I am studying for my master’s degree in Interaction Design domain. For my upcoming Capstone project, can someone please direct me to good resources that talks about governmental open data at community ...
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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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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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City boundary for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Where can I find data for the boundary of Fort Lauderdale, Florida? I'd like to load the data into carto.com to create a map. I looked on their gis website, but I couldn't find an outline of the city ...
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Non US-centric databases on boards of directors and government agency memberships?

Are there any open (and preferably inter/multinational, not just US) databases on membership to boards of directors and leaders of government agencies? For instance, Little Sis has mostly US data (...
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Return on investment in international development projects

The World Bank has ratings for its development projects. The dataset is comprehensive, but crucial details, like return on investment, are missing. What are other sources of data on projects in ...
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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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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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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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How to register in each state (U.S.)

I'm looking for a place that systematically keeps track of the ways voters in each state can register, such as whether they can register online or by mail, links, voter qualifications, etc.
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Where can I find column definitions for ed.gov data?

Thanks to Is there an open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States? I found http://www.ed.gov/developers where I downloaded a list of schools ( School District / Local ...
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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 Underground Infrastructure Data for Brisbane (Australia)

I am in Brisbane, Australia and am looking for GIS data relating to underground services (such as buried water mains, power lines, gas lines, etc). Where might I find some of this information?
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Irrigating with recycled water: Permissible levels of Na Cl EC SAR BOD etc per water analysis of the water source

Am looking for databases describing minimum standards for recycled water for irrigation? In terms of permissible levels of Na Cl EC SAR BOD etc per water analysis of the water source.
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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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Where can I find a data set on the federal student loan debt since at least 1965?

As the title says, I'm not sure where I can find the data set I'm looking for. I'm trying to explore the relationships between inflation rate, total student enrollment, and total amount of student ...
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Where can I find data about governmental subsidies of fossil fuels in the EU?

Fossil fuel subsidies in the EU are set to phase out by 2020. Where can I find data about subsidies of both fossil fuel energy production and consumption at either the EU or European govermenental ...
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where can I find city contracts?

Where can I find full copies of city government contracts? I prefer file types that allow for searching. The city of Chicago provided access at one point but I can no longer find the actual files.
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Where can i find the surface area and the number of premises for all UK districts?

I am looking for the surface area, and the number of premises for each UK district. The districts should be listed with their ONS codes. Rationale: I am trying to process and aggregate Ofcom data for ...
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Docket Information call returns “Not Acceptable” error in windows form app

Our app worked fine with Version 1 and Version 2 of the Regulations.gov API, but I can't get it to work with version 3. I am using a new API key, and pasting the complete URL in the browser brings ...
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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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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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What you look for in a codebook

I'm putting together a few codebooks/data dictionaries for our transparency portal, http://ledger.illinoiscomptroller.gov. In doing so I have been reviewing some examples to get an idea of what civic ...
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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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What's a good file format for presidencies of countries? [closed]

I want to build a file with all the data of the different presidents of a country. Is there a defined JSON format to represent this data? For example: { name: "President A", Assumed: '01-01-...
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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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Search for False advertising/drug name associated with patient complaint of false advertising

I'm looking for a way to search the OpenFDA databse for a patients claim of false advertising. I would then like to return the results of the search ion which the Drugs are noted with that claim. ...
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How to get total count of adverse effects events by manufacturer in openFDA?

I get error when attempting to use count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact without including the filter by field like in search=patient.drug.openfda.pharm_class_epc:"nonsteroidal+anti-...
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Which, if any, U.S. Federal Government agencies offer a Service Level Agreement (SLA) for their APIs?

Are there any examples of U.S. Federal Government agencies offering service level agreements (SLAs) for their APIs?
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Political candidate's stances on specific issues?

I believe that a large percentage of the US population are politically unaware and tend to vote on the candidate whom they 'like' the most. It would be great if public can have easy access to view ...
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List of German local politicians

I am looking for a dataset/list of all mayors of German municipalities. In particular I am interested in smaller municipalities (<10'000 inhabitants). I care most about the following data Age ...