What is a public record?

Every record that is made or received by a government entity or employee is presumed to be a public record unless a specific statutory exemption permits or requires it to be withheld in whole or in part. This includes digital records such as emails, social media posts, and other born-digital records.

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1. How do I obtain a copy of my Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, or Death Certificate?
2. My request for access to public records was denied. Is there an appeals process?
3. How do I submit a Public Records Request?
4. What is a public record?