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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.
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
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Reports on casino decision, fracking posted online

Big decisions today for economy, environment backed by reports
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Watch casino decision live today

State to webcast decision on where casinos will be located
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Some details, but no documents in Garner chokehold death

A judge has released information about the grand jury proceedings in the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a New York police officer.
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Failing grades for government websites

Study finds government and school websites lacking in providing information to public
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Read the Ferguson grand jury documents

Documents related to Michael Brown shooting available here
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

School Bond Act allocations online

State lists school districts and amount they'll receive
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Feds want PR officers involved in FOIA decisions

Politics being codified in federal information-request process

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