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GIS Government Weekly News: PA Gets Coordinating Committee, Open Data Catalog, Vote in Vermont

PA Gets a GIS Coordinating Committee Only three U.S. states (and commonwealths) do not have a geospatial coordinating council. But Pennsylvania soon will should the state bill be signed into law. A local paper has the story. Campbell County's 1% Tax Map Campbell County, Wyoming put out a...

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The American Community Survey in Action

Here are a few examples of how Census Bureau statistics from the American Community Survey helps make a difference in local communities.

GIS Government Weekly News: Emergency News via Tweeters, Mapping Mongolia, Idaho Parcel Data

San Diego Geographer Looking for Influential Tweeters to get Emergency News Out Official emergency messages from the county of San Diego in the future might be spread by the region’s most influential “tweeters,” San Diego State University announced...Read more

New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites “Exhibit Significant Damage”

In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble," according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis by the nonprofit, nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: Waze Shares, Canada May Further Open Data, PLSS Control Database

Waze Partners with State/Local Govs for Traffic Data Waze announced its “Connected Citizens,” a new government partnership program that will see both parties exchange data in order to improve traffic conditions earlier this month. No money is changing hands, just...Read more

Addresses Spark Debate

This week’s article on the "Madness of Addressing" caused more debate than we’ve seen in a long time.

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