New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

Colin Wood

StateScoop NYC Council makes Mayor's Office of Data Analytics a permanent part of city government by Colin Wood

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

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.