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Help Protect Workplace Safety Data

Two former commissioners of the Bureau of Labor Statistics representing both political parties wrote to the leaders of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) opposing the repeal of the OSHA injury recordkeeping rule. This rule requires the collection of injury records of employers dating back five years. Please inform your networks about this important rule and tell them to contact the HELP committee to inform them about the value of this data.

March 23, 2017
APDU Conference: Call for Proposals

We are inviting proposals to present at the 2017 APDU Annual Conference on any topic relating to public data, whether based on a particular project, data practice, or formal paper. In keeping with the theme of the conference, our interest is in the content of the work, how it has been or will be communicated to a broader audience, and, if appropriate, how effective that strategy has proven.

March 20, 2017
President’s Budget Overview for Public Data

On Thursday, March 16th, the Trump Administration released its long awaited first budget proposal. What will this mean for researchers, businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies? APDU Executive Director CEO Ken Poole provides an overview of President Trump’s proposed budget changes related to economic development and federal statistical programs.

March 16, 2017
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