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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

We started a worldwide crowdsourcing data collection on policy measures, including lockdowns at the admin1 level (region) and the country level. Currently we coded data for ~13 countries and are ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

At this point Wikipedia will have most of the information but not yet machine readable. For a broad data-request on global lockdowns of varying degree, and for an ongoing event, I can't image a ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

What about this database? It includes government measures... ACAPS COVID-19: Government Measures Dataset The COVID-19 Government Measures Dataset puts together all the measures implemented by ...
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dataset on emergency response

The city of Seattle publishes real-time 911 data, since 2011 and in a variety of formats (direct link) Address,Type,Datetime,Latitude,Longitude,Report Location,Incident Number 13 W Cremona St,Aid ...
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Is there a data set for all vehicle accidents in USA?

The DOT keeps track of every fatal traffic accident since 1975 in their FARS database. They host all their data on their FTP, but I've also collected their data since 2001 in a format that's easier to ...
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Individual precinct voting data for Pennsylvania

You can find County-level voting data on the election site of Townhall. A kind person has done a scrape of the website and made the data available on Github as a CSV and Ipython notebook. 2016 ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

Actions taken in Switzerland are available with machine-readable CSV Repo 1: https://github.com/zdavatz/covid19_ch#data-on-the-measures-taken-against-covid2019 Repo 2: https://github.com/baffelli/...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

There are now some fairly complete and up to date such datasets. An Oxford University group - Future of Humanity Institute - has gathered these data: https://storage.googleapis.com/static-covid/...
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Datasets of labor union metadata and membership in the United States

Data and Statistical Sources: Labor and Employment: Labor Union Statistics Annual Reports (National Labor Relations Board) Find summary statistics on NLRB activity, including decisions, court ...
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How to register in each state (U.S.)

USA.gov says No two states run their elections exactly the same, so contacting your state or local election office is the best way to find out about your state’s unique election rules. They ...
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Individual precinct voting data for Pennsylvania

OpenElections works to acquire and bring to a standard format the precinct level vote results. They do a great job on this as I sift through the Florida results from the 2014 general election. The ...
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Is there (or should there be) a standard way to categorize procurement data at the municipal level?

You hit on a particularly relevant pain-point when it comes to procurement data. The purchasing thresholds differ wildly across the map, and there isn't any universal standard for classification. I ...
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What format is NASAs JPL Data Dictionary written in?

That is definitely not a common/standard data format (at least that I've ever seen). You'll probably have to write your own parser. I found a GitHub project called Asteroid-Scraper that claims to be a ...
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Where can I find machine readable transcribed text of the 2016 Presidential speeches and debates?

The GitHub repo 2016-campaign contains campaign speeches given by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. [and] the text of the three presidential debates, separated ...
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Is there an open standard for the CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Finance Report)?

Two standards you may wish to consider are XBRL and Frictionless Data. I have been working on a municipal XBRL taxonomy with others. You can see the current status here: https://github.com/govwiki/...
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Is there an open standard for the CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Finance Report)?

There does not seem to be a separate data standard for CAFR, but you may want to consider XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language). The State of Oregon piloted providing CAFR in XBRL format and ...
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Implications of "For official use only"

The warning says nothing about using the data. Unauthorized activities are prohibited. Don't set up your own website or store your vacation images on their servers even if there is unfettered access ...
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City boundary for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

You can download from the TIGER Geodatabases page. Under Download State Level Geodatabases choose Florida, and then in the Incorporated_Place layer find the row with NAMELSAD = 'Fort Lauderdale city'. ...
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City boundary for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

You can get political boundaries from the Florida Geographic Data Library. Use the metadata tool: under content choose "Admin & Political Bounds", then scroll down to, for example, "CITY LIMITS - ...
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Requesting Workplace accident data from the UK Government

Probably the easiest way is to make a freedom of information request via WhatDoTheyKnow.com. You will have to be very careful, however, to phrase your request in such a way that they cannot reject ...
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Is Open Government data ever restricted to use within the country of origin?

Yes - see NASA's software for an example. The release type determines who can have a NASA software code. If you meet the access criteria for the code (as defined below), NASA can transfer the ...
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State government data collection system

Each state in the US runs their governments differently; while there may be similarities and/or overlap between them, I'm going to go ahead and say that there are 50 different versions of who collects ...
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How can one interpret the NVSS Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death data sets?

This is a fixed-width text file. Instead of separating the different variables with a delimiter (like a comma or tab), the locations of the different variables are specified based on character ...
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How can one interpret the NVSS Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death data sets?

The accepted answer by @fdonnelly is correct. To save time for any future R users reading this question I will provide the precise code you'll need to read it in for 2018: map <- data.frame(widths=...
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Is there a publicly accessible map of the Swedish medium-voltage electricity grid?

Open Infrastructure Map is based on OSM Data. Let's use it to create own map / dataset. In below example I'm using R and mainly osmdata together with sf packages. Let's download the boundary of Sweden,...
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Historical flight path data

You can data till 2002 here. https://www.datazar.com/hub/Airline/data Full Disclosure - I work for datazar, an open source data library where people can discover, work with and share data.
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Texas Parcel Data

Don't know if you have seen this coming from Texas Natural Resources Information System that might be what you are looking for. https://tnris.org/ You can try ESRI's Open Data and it is nice what ...
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BEA - how to get employment data by industry?

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) data may be of interest. It is a major input to BEA Personal Income. I work for the QCEW program. QCEW provides employment and wage data by industry ...
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How does the NAICS system worK?

The first two are the sector code and are the only digits that are related, so break each digit down individually after the first two. Thats how I visualize them, especially in this sense. Or rather, ...
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Where can I find machine readable transcribed text of the 2016 Presidential speeches and debates?

Text from the speeches are available at the UCSB Presidency website Text from the debates available as well.
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