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Maryland Public Information Act

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  • Burn off some calories on a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot [Ellicott City]

    This Thanksgiving, here's a way to burn off calories before you head to the holiday table — the Dancel Family Center YMCA is sponsoring its annual Turkey Trot Charity 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at  8:30 a.m. The money raised will...
  • Who's in O'Malley's skybox? Politicians, businessmen, TV stars

    Who's in O'Malley's skybox? Politicians, businessmen, TV stars
    Like Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Gov. Martin O’Malley has surrounded himself with top Democrats in his skybox at Ravens stadium over the past year. But the governor also has displayed a penchant for entertaining television stars — mixing...
  • Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'

    Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'
    Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.  The Anne Arundel Co.-...
  • Legislators propose tougher penalties for hazing in wake of Salisbury University case

    Legislators propose tougher penalties for hazing in wake of Salisbury University case
    Two state legislators and the University System of Maryland chancellor say they support tougher penalties for hazing after a recent report detailed an extreme case at a Salisbury University fraternity chapter. State Sen. Jamie Raskin said he will...
  • Carroll commissioners to discuss ruling on release of email lists

    Carroll commissioners to discuss ruling on release of email lists
    Carroll County commissioners have lost their case against several media organizations and now must decide whether to comply with a judge's order to turn over email lists or appeal. The five commissioners plan to meet in closed session Thursday to...
  • Leopold and county attorneys seek dismissal of dossier lawsuit

    Leopold and county attorneys seek dismissal of dossier lawsuit
    Attorneys for Anne Arundel County and former County Executive John R. Leopold urged a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit claiming the former executive improperly ordered police to compile "dossiers" on political rivals. Leopold, a Republican,...
  • Twin controversies for Gansler

    Twin controversies for Gansler
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's announcement of his selection of a running mate in next year's gubernatorial election — the well-qualified Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County — is being overshadowed by a report over the weekend...
  • Maryland health exchange data privacy under the microscope

    Maryland health exchange data privacy under the microscope
    Marylanders who signed up for coverage through the state's new health insurance exchange did so under the condition that their information could be shared with law enforcement. The policy sparked debate in the conservative blogosphere after the Weekly...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Making Maryland more transparent

    Making Maryland more transparent
    When it comes to accessing public information, the Free State isn't all that free. The law requires state and local government agencies to make records of all kinds available to the public, and although it is allowed certain exceptions, the government...
  • City schools food bills top $1 million

    In Baltimore schools, the cost of doing business can often be found on a plate — eggs Benedict or a French-toast buffet for breakfast, crab cakes or beef Wellington for lunch, and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. The school district...
  • City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending

    City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending
    Despite tightening school budgets and a perpetual rallying cry for more funding, Baltimore school administrators spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on expenses such as a $7,300 office retreat at a downtown hotel, $300-per-night stays...