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Open government committee named in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly has a new committee on open government. The presiding officers of the Legislature announced members of the Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government on Thursday. Sen. Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore, and House Majority Leader ...

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Week in Review – 5/27/2011

Inner Harbor makeover Sweeping redevelopment plans for the Inner Harbor — including a $900 million multiplex for a new arena, hotel and expanded convention center, waterfront attractions and a new look for Rash Field — were unveiled Wednesday by the Greater ...

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Panel created to improve state government transparency

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed legislation creating a Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government that specifically notes that “Maryland’s overall rankings on government transparency by prominent national organizations continues to lag behind other states.” Del. Heather Mizeur, the lead ...

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Md. makes strides towards government transparency

Maryland made strides toward getting more of its government information easily accessible to the public during the last General Assembly session, but transparency advocates say there is still a long way for the state to go. “There is always room ...

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