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Mark Mahoney's Your Right to Know
by Mark Mahoney

Your Right to Know

A Daily Gazette opinion blog
An interactive forum for readers on open government issues.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

City withholding fire-related public documents

Code documents maintained by city relating to March 6 Jay Street fire should be available
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Obama's abysmal record on transparency

Obama administration cited for record-breaking secrecy
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Public Information Officers stymie science reporting

Report: Government gatekeepers block full access to sources
Monday, March 16, 2015

Sunshine Week: SeeThroughNY

SeeThroughNY offers the public information about state, local government spending
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Happy Sunshine Week!

Learn about your right to know, share your experiences
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Classified 9-11 documents may implicate Saudis in attacks

The Obama Administration is under increasing pressure declassify documents related to Saudi Arabia's alleged involvement.
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Read the Sheldon Silver charges

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested by FBI agents this morning on five charges
Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Letter outlines education reforms

Text should be used as template for improving teacher evaluations
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Cartoonists respond to Charlie Hebdo attack

After 12 people were killed at Paris satire magazine Charile Hebdo Jan. 7, 2015, cartoonists took to pen and ink to share their responses.
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Port Authority transparency not happening

Governor Cuomo signed a bill opening the Port Authority records to public view, but nothing will really change

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