The Arizona Ombudsman Citizens’-Aide Office moved office locations December 1, 2017.

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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

2017 Ombudsman Fiscal Year Report

The Arizona Ombudsman Citizens’ Aide Office’s Annual Report to the Arizona Legislature is now available. This report covers July 2016 through July 2017. Read More

Arizona Ombudsman-Citizens’ Aide Office New Location

Effective December 1, 2017, the Arizona Ombudsman-Citizens' Aide office will be in our new location at: 7878 N. 16th St., Ste. 235 Phoenix, AZ 85020 We are best accessed via the West Lobby and are [...]

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...


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