Government Transparency: How Does Maine Make Information Accessible to the Public?

Submitted by LDieringer on Tue, 06/05/2018 - 9:17am

In advance of the June 7 public hearing regarding whether the public will be allowed access to electronic court records, we will look at overall transparency in Maine state government, from access to information through FOIA requests to financial disclosure measures, accountability laws and ethics agencies. A 2015 report by the Center for Public Integrity ranked Maine near the bottom: at 43rd. Continue...