Access to Info

Minnesota Resources
Minnesota Government Data Practices Act Overview Handounts
Digital Democracy: Minnesota Citizens’ Guide for Government information Policy
Minnesota Government Data Practices Act
Minnesota Government Data Practices Act: A Data Practices Overview
SoupBase: The Database of Minnesota Policy Research Providers
Access to Judicial Records

Where can you find information?
CALCO directory
Federal Depository Libraries in Minnesota
Open Government Guide for each state that details open government and open meeting laws. The “User’s Guide” is especially helpful. Coordinated by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

The Minnesota government office that assists everyone with data practices and Open Meeting Law questions is the Data Practices Office (DPO) in the Minnesota Department of Administration.You can reach DPO at, by calling 651-296-6733 or 1-800-657-3721. The web address is