ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Next week, transparency advocates will host a policy summit featuring state leaders to discuss legislative priorities for the 2023 session.
WHAT: Briefings on transparency issues facing Maryland’s legislature this session, including police accountability measures, changes to the Public Information Act, creating a more inclusive and accessible legislative process, and more.
WHO: Presented by Common Cause Maryland in partnership with MDDC Press Association, ACLU of Maryland, League of Women Voters MD, and the Marylanders for Open Government coalition.
Featured and invited speakers include Attorney General Anthony Brown, Comptroller-elect Brooke Lierman, Senator Jill Carter, PIA Ombudsman Lisa Kershner, and more to be announced soon.
WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2023, from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
WHERE: The Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
Live Streaming will be available for those unable to attend in-person. That link will be shared next week.Registration is required for this free event. Panels will run from 1 to 5 PM, with a networking reception to follow.
Marylanders for Open Government (MDOG) is a network of diverse organizations connected by our interest in demanding fair and open access to government-funded data and information. Members of the network include environmental and public health groups, good government groups, consumer advocates and social justice organizations. Collectively, we are working to ensure that Marylanders have better access to data, information and public records concerning health, safety, natural resources, civil liberties and how government funds and subsidies are spent.