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Government Officials Want More Data Collection. Time To Say ‘Thanks But No Thanks’

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By Teresa Mull, Daily Caller - 

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Foundations for Evidence-based Policy-making Act (FEPA). The aim of the FEPA legislation is to “establish a more secure, transparent, and efficient data system that will help federal agencies better assess the effectiveness of their programs.” According to a report by Federal News Radio, this will be accomplished by “requiring each agency to name a chief data officer and a chief evaluation officer.” This legislation is an overreach of government, an invasion of privacy, and pointless.

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