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Discretionary Exemption Series: Investigative Records Exemption 12/28/20

New Court Rules Govern Access to Judicial Records 7/30/20

What Criminal Records Can I Get Under the PIA? 07/09/20

Update on Agency Practices During the Pandemic. 5/28/20

Importance of Accurate PIA Custodian Contact Information. 4/06/20

Ombudsman’s PIA Guidance During COVID-19 State of Emergency 3/23/20

Ombudsman and members of the PIA Compliance Board unanimously support HB 502/SB590. 2/14/20

MSA – Records Management and the Public Information Act. 1/7/20

Highlights From The PIA Compliance Board’s Opinions. 8/14/19

Ombudsman and PIACB Seeking Comments on Research Project. 8/1/19

Where are My Records. 7/12/19

Assessing Fees for PIA Requests. 7/3/19

Public Access Ombudsman Adopts Regulations. 6/18/19

Tips for Agency Transparency in the PIA Process. 04/15/2019

Proposed Regulations Noticed – Ombudsman Operations. 3/29/19

Let the Sun Shine In: Maryland Public Access Ombudsman Program. 3/15/19

Proactive Disclosure Saves Time and Money, and It’s the Law. 1/28/19

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