We’re glad you’d like to help improve the quality and accessibility of federal spending data. On this page, you’ll find everything you need to know about how to share your thoughts.
All of our open comment threads are hosted on GitHub. In order provide feedback on any open issues, you must first create a GitHub account. Sign up for a free account at github.com.
You can get updates when new data elements are ready for feedback by joining our mailing list.
Each data element listed on the data elements page has a corresponding GitHub issue that’s linked in the name of the element; it’s helpful to think of each issue as a distinct comment thread. To view the feedback received related to that data element, click on the data element’s name – you’ll be taken to the issue page.
If you think of a data element that you’d like to see included in the standard for federal spending data, we’d love to hear about it. Please take the following steps to share your feedback about the element(s) you’d like to see created:
You may propose as many new elements as you like. Before proposing a new element, however, please check the current list of proposed elements to make sure someone else hasn’t already submitted a similar idea.