by Mark Mahoney
A Daily Gazette opinion blog
An interactive forum for readers on open government issues.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Schenectady Planning Commission actions highlight how government boards try to avoid scrutiny
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Read Siena poll results in detail
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Legislation would compel governments to follow law
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Judge finds public right to access sometimes overrides concerns over "embarrassment"
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Draft concludes there's been no widespread impact, but potential is there
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Experts to discuss federal transparency law at House committee hearing
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Under pressure from media, governor stops executive departments from automatically erasing emails
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
No details yet about Friday's scheduled forum on open government
Monday, May 18, 2015
Legislation would limit government stall tactics in release of public information
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Gazette posting details of budgets. Vote is May 19.