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Maryland Public Information Act

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  • Counties urge curbs on releasing police body camera videos

    Counties urge curbs on releasing police body camera videos
    As the General Assembly weighs statewide standards on police body cameras, local law enforcement agencies are pushing to keep the public from seeing the resulting videos.
  • Hogan's executive privilege

    Hogan's executive privilege
    If the email from Gov. Larry Hogan's chief legal counsel advising officials at various state agencies and departments to routinely label all written communications as "CONFIDENTIAL, FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY – PROTECTED BY EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE" was...

    Hogan 'executive privilege' email troubles open-government advocates

    Hogan 'executive privilege' email troubles open-government advocates
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have campaigned on a pledge to bring more transparency to government in Annapolis, but his lawyer has urged agency heads and staff to stamp a claim of "executive privilege" — the civilian equivalent of "top secret" — on...

    Shining a light on government

    Shining a light on government
    Whether it's a matter of examining the troubled launch of the Maryland's health insurance exchange, investigating allegations of police brutality in Baltimore or determining whether certain government contractors paid legally sufficient wages to their...

    Correction: Open Meetings-Local Governments story

    In a story Feb. 9 about training for local government officials on Maryland's Open Meetings Act, The Associated Press reported erroneously that local boards, commissions, task forces and other bodies each had to tell the state attorney general's office...