NYC Council makes Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics a permanent part of city government

StateScoop: The New York City Council this week passed a bill adding the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics to the city charter. The move represents perhaps the first such move to add a data analytics office to a major city’s foundational document. It also prompted some data advocates to say it could encourage other cities to follow suit.

Approved Wednesday, the bill, Introduction 1137-A, ensures that “the mayor shall establish an office of data analytics.”

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