OpenGov Voices: How the New Jersey Data Book turned public information into accessible open data
How much do government statistics matter to the average citizen? Quite a bit, it turns out – especially when they’re not accessible.
Witness some of the pointed comments elicited by a recent article on a bill to restore key New Jersey property tax data to the state’s website. Once easily accessible, the data on municipal property tax bills and homestead rebates disappeared from the website early in 2014, according to one report.
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