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‘Google For Government’ Coming Soon?
The Washington Post blog The Trail reports on challenges with implementing the already enacted Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act. The Act, passed last year, is intended to provide much more information to “ordinary Americans” regarding federal funding and federally funded projects via a search interface (not Google specifically). According to the blog, however, a number of federal agencies are “dragging their feet on its implementation.” An organization supporting the act is calling on US presidential candidates to pledge to accelerate implementation if elected.