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Legislative roundup: NC eyes investment in ‘big data’

17th May `15, 12:44 PM in Funding

State lawmakers could soon have a high-tech tool to help them make hard decisions about where to spend…

BDMS
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State lawmakers could soon have a high-tech tool to help them make hard decisions about where to spend money.

The state’s Information Technology budget calls for giving $500,000 to a data analytics program at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte to help lawmakers better predict economic trends, said Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln.

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