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Alabama planning open data portal update

Since first setting up an open data portal in 2009, anyone can get a look at Alabama’s government spending, down to state employee salaries. Now, state Chief Information Officer Brunson White said he’s working to revamp the data supporting that system.

“One of the things that we’ve been working on is making sure the data that system accesses is the best data possible and is the most complete data available,” White told StateScoop at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ annual conference earlier this month. “That’s a pretty big lift.” Continue…