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Maryland Public Information Act

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  • Pass revisions to PIA law

    Revisions to the state's Public Information Act that have passed the Senate would help ensure greater transparency and provide remedies for people who are denied access to records, and the House of Delegates should move to enact the changes.
  • Senate OKs rewrite of public information law

    Senate OKs rewrite of public information law
    The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to the largest re-write of public records laws in 45 years. The measure would create an ombudsman to mediate disputes between the public and the government over whether certain records could be...

    MTA's denial of public records rebuked, reversed by transportation secretary

    MTA's denial of public records rebuked, reversed by transportation secretary
    Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn struck a blow for increased transparency within his department last week — Sunshine Week, as it happens — when he rebuked the Maryland Transit Administration for withholding public records and...

    Martin O'Malley's gubernatorial email crammed with spam

    Martin O'Malley's gubernatorial email crammed with spam
    Nearly 550,000 emails were on a hard drive recently delivered to the Maryland State Archives from the office of former Gov. Martin O'Malley. But don't get excited. Not one comes from the Democrat's private Gmail account, his preferred mode of electronic...

    Freedom of information, access issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ___ ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...