The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) on August 8 released a new report for the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) on current and potential sources of state death data used by Federal agencies for program administration and payment integrity and pointing to ways for better government cooperation in the sharing of that data.

A group 10 of state attorneys general (AG) wrote a letter to Congress encouraging the legislators to set a Federal floor for critical privacy rights— and not a ceiling— while respecting important work already done by states to provide strong privacy protections for their residents.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies awarded 10 cities a “What Works Cities Certification” in recognition of their “exceptional use of data to inform policy and funding decisions to improve residents’ lives.” The 10 cities are Baltimore, Md.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill.; Denver, Colo.; Durham, N.C.; Evanston, Ill.; Long Beach, Calif.; Miami, Fla.; Rochester, N.Y.; and Salinas, Calif.

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