Access your government

The DC government is legally required to provide make public records and meetings accessible to the public. If you are trying to access public records, public meetings, or public datasets, the DC Open Government coalition has compiled information about how you can access them. To learn more, choose the type of information that you are attempting to access.

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Open Records

The District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act provides for public access to records of the District government, and the District maintains a number of open-data sites.

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Open Meetings

The District of Columbia Open Meetings Act provides the public with a right of access to meetings of DC public bodies.

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Open Data

The DC Government publishes a wide variety of datasets that the public can use to learn more about how the government operates.

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