I tried to load the government data of all “outlays” into a database and hit a snag. Supposedly, a group of fields is supposed to be unique. From the database guide:
If you plan to use these data in a relational database, you should designate the following fields as
“primary” to uniquely identify each . . . → Read More: The Government Needs to Clean Out It’s Database
So I’ve been looking at the data over at usgovernmentspending.com. I was trying to figure out where they get their data. At first I found this explanation:
Federal spending between 1962 and 2012 is obtained from a spreadsheet file Table 3.2 – Outlays by Function and Subfunction: 1962-2010 in Budget of the United States . . . → Read More: Going Right to the Source: JACKPOT!