US Government Accountability Office: Federal Spending Data Quality—Is This As Good As It Gets? Auditors Say It Can Be Better

US Government Accountability Office: Federal Spending Data Quality—Is This As Good As It Gets? Auditors Say It Can Be Better. “The DATA Act—which Congress passed in 2014—requires agencies to publicly report high-quality spending data on USAspending.gov to create transparency in government spending. But 8 years later, audits by offices of inspector general (OIG) are still saying that agencies could do better. Today’s WatchBlog post explores the results from our review of the 57 OIG reports to help Congress, journalists, and the general public identify which spending data they can rely on.”

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