We make government more responsive to the people of Arizona.

The role of the Ombudsman Office is to help people who are having a problem with an Arizona state agency, or who have a public records or open meeting law dispute with a state or local agency. We are an independent, apolitical agency that works directly for the State Legislature.

News and Announcements

The Public Record, Summer 2017 — Public Access Newsletter

The summer 2017 edition of the Ombudsman -- Citizens' Aide's newsletter the Public Record is now available. The Public Record focuses on public records and open meeting law issues. Read More...

2016 Ombudsman Calendar Year Report

The Arizona Ombudsman Citizens' Aide Office's Annual Report to the Arizona Legislature is now available. This report covers January 2016 through December 2016. 2016 Annual Report (January 2016 to December 2016) Find Past Reports The [...]

Ombudsman 2016 Fiscal Year Report

The Arizona Ombudsman Citizens' Aide Office's Annual Report to the Arizona Legislature is now available. This report covers July 2015 to June 2016... Read More...

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