TAG: U.S. Congress

Geospatial Data Act will bring huge changes to America, and the world

November 14, 2018By
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The just-passed Geospatial Data Act (GDA) is a unifying federal geospatial policy decades in the making, and is set to change the country, and the world. read more

Caliper Offers Congressional Districts, Census Data for Use with Maptitude

April 2, 2015By

GIS software company Caliper is offering 114th Congressional Districts data for the United States for its Mapitude software. The data package is aimed at corporate legislative affairs departments, lobbyists, political consultants, political parties, and anyone else involved in political affairs. The 114th Congressional Districts data contains a nationwide area database with boundaries of the 114th (January 2015-January 2017) Congressional Districts. It also includes demographic data... read more

U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan Geospatial Data Act

March 17, 2015By

United States Senators Orrin Hatch, R-UT, and John Warner, D-VA, have introduced the bipartisan Geospatial Data Act in the U.S. Congress. “The federal government wastes vast amounts of taxpayer dollars by not properly managing and coordinating our federal investments in geospatial data,” Sen. Hatch said in a press release. “This common-sense legislation will improve coordination, reduce duplication and promote data transparency.”... read more

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