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by Mark Mahoney

Your Right to Know

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

Watch live hearing on FOIA today

Experts to discuss federal transparency law at House committee hearing
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cuomo ends email purges

Under pressure from media, governor stops executive departments from automatically erasing emails
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gov. Cuomo's secret transparency summit

No details yet about Friday's scheduled forum on open government
Monday, May 18, 2015

Senate Committee to discuss FOIL bill

Legislation would limit government stall tactics in release of public information
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Voters: School budget info available online

Gazette posting details of budgets. Vote is May 19.
Monday, May 4, 2015

Another day ... Read the Skelos criminal complaint

Bribery and corruption charges filed against Senate Majority Leader
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Request for Jay Street fire documents denied

Building inspector's records sought to shed light on city's liability
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Groups pushing for release of Garner grand jury minutes

Lower court previously denied release of records in police-related death of Staten Island man
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NYC Pension Fund must release details of benefits

Court rules that pension information for fire officials is not protected by privacy rules
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

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