Some Relevant Resources for Access to Government Information in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Open Meetings Act legislates the methods by which
public meetings are conducted. Chapter 30A, statutes 11A-11C and
Chapter 34, statute 9 and chapter 29, statute 23A-D of the
Massachusetts General Laws define the law.
Massachusetts Law About Freedom of Information and Public Records
Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
Includes information about
purpose, inclusions, exemptions, and procedures for requesting
information. Also see:
Definition of Public Records
Fair Information Practices Act
A Guide to the Massachusetts Public Records Law
Massachusetts' guide is very comprehensive and detailed, outlining the laws, regulations, and steps to be taken by requestors.
We encourage you to support the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and
Maine's right to know by becoming a member.
Join the MFOIC