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Open Data Policy called step forward for Md. transparency

Monday, April 21, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lindsay Powell
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Open Data Policy called step forward for Md. transparency

Maryland was recently ranked 46th in the nation for transparency, but a new law could put the state ahead with a policy requiring that data be made more easily accessible to the public.

Though officials post a good deal of public information on Maryland's StateStat database, advocates of open government say that data can be hard to evaluate, search and use because it is not formatted in a way that computers can easily scan.

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