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US Senators Introduce Geospatial Data ACT

U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch, R-UT, and Mark Warner, D-VA, have introduced a bill into the US Senate aimed at better coordination and access of geospatial data. Sen. Hatch said, “The federal government wastes vast amounts of taxpayer dollars by not properly managing and coordinating our federal investments in geospatial data. This commonsense legislation will improve coordination, reduce duplication, and promote data transparency.” “Geospatial data has endless possibilities for transforming both the private and public sectors — from helping local governments develop emergency preparedness plans to fueling Continue reading →