March 27, 2015


A major reform of Maryland's Public Information Act is on the way toward passage, as MACo worked with sponsors and numerous stakeholders to reach a wide compromise.


HB 755/SB 695 will create a statewide compliance board to resolve grievances over the cost of government custodians providing information requested by the media, organizations, or the public. 


The bill has passed the Senate, and will likely receive technical consensus amendments in the House - but final passage is now expected by the stakeholders. (Read more)  






Corporate Partner Profile:

In Aetna's Health Section News, Nancy Brown from the American Heart Association discusses how "Technology can truly empower people to improve their health."


"At the American Heart Association, we applaud the "disruption" that mobile technology has caused in health care, because ultimately it is helping to improve patient outcomes and save lives". (Read the article.)


Aetna is a MACo Bronze Corporate Partner

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