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Louisville KY wins $50,000 of Amazon credits for transparency efforts

LOUISVILLE (November 11, 2015) –Louisville Metro Government has won a $50,000 credit award from Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its work to improve government performance and transparency through open data and data-driven initiatives. The announcement was made at the annual New York City Technology Forum. The AWS City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge recognizes local and regional governments and developers that are innovating for the benefit of citizens using the AWS Cloud. Metro Government’s Open Data Portal, the Mayor’s Strategic Plan and LouieStat websites utilize the platform. Since taking office in 2011, Fischer has made open data and the utilization of…