De Blasio’s Screening of Public-Record Requests Raises Transparency Concerns
August 19, 2015
NY Post
New Policy Would Require Any FOIL Request Involving Mayor de Blasio to be Reviewed by his Office First
August 19, 2015
NY Daily News
De Blasio Lawyers Are Screening All FOIL Requests That “Reflect Directly on the Mayor”
August 19, 2015
Gothamist
NYC Mayor’s Office Screening Sensitive Records
August 19, 2015
The Associated Press
FOIL’d in the Pursuit of Open Records in New York
August 18, 2015
MuckRock
Assembly Transparency Group Operates in Secret
August 18, 2015
Gotham Gazette
Missing Word Prompts Concerns Over Port Authority Reform
August 10, 2015
Capital New York
Despite Unprecedented Scandal, Calls for Special Ethics Session Fall on Deaf Ears
July 29, 2015
Gotham Gazette
Libous Conviction and What it Means for the Balance of Power in the Senate
July 23, 2015
Time Warner Cable NY1 News
LI Gets $4.5M in Oft-Criticized State ‘Bullet’ Aid
July 7, 2015
Newsday
NextRequest Puts the Public Information Request Process Online
July 6, 2015
Fast Company
Good-Govt. Groups: Lawmakers Have Unfinished Business
June 29, 2015

The Legislative Gazette
Legislature Overwhelmingly Passes ‘Faster FOIL’ bill
June 22, 2015

The Legislative Gazette
Shenanigans Beset Buffalo Billion
June 22, 2015

Investigative Post
Buffalo Billion Money Aids IBM, but is State Revealing All?
June 22, 2015
Poughkeepsie Journal
Buffalo Billion’s Lack of Transparency
June 21, 2015

Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Watchdog Report: Buffalo Billion’s Lack of Transparency
June 21, 2015

Democrat & Chronicle
Secrecy, Politics Pervade Project
June 20, 2015

Albany Times Union
Port Authority Reform Bill to Bring Transparency and Accountability is Introduced with Neither
June 18, 2015

WNYC
Shorter FOIL Appeal Process Passes Senate
June 16, 2015

Capital New York
City Tech Leadership Touts Conference as Feedback Opportunity
June 4, 2015

Capital New York
City Elections Board to Expand Tablet Program
June 2, 2015

Capital New York
Andrew Cuomo’s Administration Involved in Federal Corruption Probe of Real Estate Industry
June 1, 2015

International Business Times
Cuomo Reverses Email Purge Policy
May 31, 2015

Long Island Press
NY to Retain State Workers’ Emails
May 31, 2015

GCN
A.G. Schneiderman Proposes Sweeping Legislation to Reform New York State Government
May 27, 2015

Long Island Exchange
City B.O.E. Takes Open Data Step with Special Election Results
May 27, 2015

Capital New York
Cuomo Reverses Email Purge Policy
May 26, 2015

ProPublica
Cuomo Administration Says It Has Ended Policy of Automatically Deleting Emails Afters 90 Days
May 22, 2015
Time Warner Cable NY1 News
Cuomo Administration Ends 90-Day Rule on Deleting State Workers’ Email
May 22, 2015

The New York Times
New York Gov. Cuomo’s Office Ends Email Auto Delete Policy
May 22, 2015

The News Tribune
New York Gov. Cuomo’s Office Ends Email Auto Delete Policy
May 22, 2015

The Island Packet
NY Gov. Cuomo’s Office to Host Meeting on Email Policy
May 22, 2015

The Wall Street Journal
Public is Loser in Albany’s Email Games
May 24, 2015

The Buffalo News
New York Gov. Cuomo’s Office Ends Email Auto Delete Policy
May 22, 2015

Washington Times
Start-UP NY: Early Warning Signs
May 19, 2015

Good Jobs First Blog
Mostly Questions and Criticism Ahead of Cuomo Email Summit
May 19, 2015

Gotham Gazette
City Publishes Solicitation for New 311 Framework
May 14, 2015

Capital New York
Overwhelmingly Passed Again by Assembly, Bill to Close LLC Loophole Appears Iced by Senate
May 13, 2015

Gotham Gazette
DiNapoli: Start-Up Ads a Flop
May 11, 2015

Press & Sun-Bulletin
Audit Questions $211.5 million New York Ad Campaign
May 11, 2015

Albany Times Union
City Seeks New 311 Network
May 11, 2015

Capital New York
NYC Buildings Show Connection Between Albany Corruption and Real Estate Industry, With Developers Saving Millions on Taxes
May 9, 2015

NY Daily News
State-funded study says development ads sway business opinion on NY
April 28, 2015

Newsday
No Date Set for NY Gov. Cuomo’s Meeting on Email Politics
April 30, 2015

The Wall Street Journal
Campaign donor loophole for New York LLCs survives
April 23, 2015

Westfair Communications
Slow Start Spurs Call to Stop “Start-Up” NY”
April 16, 2015

TWC News
Left Out of Ethics Deal, LLC Loophole Faces Renewed Scrutiny
April 15, 2015

Gotham Gazette
Good Government Groups: Don’t Stock Review Panel with ‘Usual Suspects’
April 20, 2015

NY State of Politics
Strange Bedfellows Unite Against START-UP
April 15, 2015

NY State of Politics
Successful Airport Company Builds Cuomoland Connections
April 14, 2015

Capital New York
Council Seeks New Ground with Tech Plan
April 13, 2015

Capital New York
Comptroller Site Offers Initial Window Into Cloudy World of City Subcontracting
April 7, 2015

Gotham Gazette
Advocates: Cuomo, Legislature Squandered Moment for True Reform
April 6, 2015

Gotham Gazette
First Deadline for Cuomo Email Passes Without Action
April 1, 2015

Albany Times Union
Groups say budget ‘sorely lacking in ethics’
April 1, 2015
East Niagara Post
Republican signs on to email-retention bill
March 26, 2015
Capital New York
De Blasio Administration Expands Access to Government Publications Through Unified Online Portal
March 26, 2015

The City of New York
Albany Sunshine Week Looked like an eclipse to advocates
March 24, 2015
Gotham Gazette
Lawmakers Mixed on Limiting Outside Income
March 20, 2015
CBS6Albany
Cuomo’s Rule on Purging State Email Roils Albany
March 12, 2015
The New York Times
Our view: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making New York one of the least transparent states
March 7, 2015
Glenns Falls Post Star Editorial
Outside Experts, Inside Employees Agree: Cuomo’s Email Purge is Misguided
March 6, 2015
Gotham Gazette
With Clinton Emails in Spotlight, Cuomo Order New York Data Purge
March 6, 2015

AlJazeera America
Email scandal shows N.Y. governor is either incompetent or corrupt
March 2, 2015
The Daily Dot
You’ve got mail, gov, so don’t delete
March 2, 2015
New York Daily News Editorial
Who’s Preet coming after next?
March 1, 2015
The Real Deal
Albany’s 2015 real estate agenda, sans Silver
March 1, 2015
The Real Deal
Amid Federal Corruption Probe, Andrew Cuomo Administration Purges State Government Emails
February 26, 2015
International Business Times
Cuomo IT Chief Grilled Over Email Purges
February 27, 2015
Capital New York
Cuomo Administration is Purging Emails Older Than 3 Months
February 25, 2015
New York Post
Cuomo Administration Begins Large Scale Email Purges
February 25, 2015
Capital New York
Legislative Reform Urged for Outside Income Limits
February 23, 2015
Albany Times Union
Good Government Groups Cap NY Legislators Outside Income
February 23, 2015
Politics on the Hudson / Gannett NY
Good Government Groups Present Ethics Reform
February 23, 2015
Buffalo Time Warner Cable News
Government Watchdog Groups Urge Lawmakers to Set Strict Limits on Outside Income
February 23, 2015
Legislative Gazette
Reform Groups Call for Strict Outside Income Regulations
February 23, 2015
Capitol Confidential / Albany Times Union
Good Govt Groups to Legislature: Take After Congress
February 23, 2015
State of Politics
Stringer Expands Checkbook NYC platform (Paywall)
February 19, 2015
The Capital
City Boosts Transparency on Millions in Spending
February 19, 2015
City and State
State’s payment system to go dark
February 5, 2015
Albany Times Union
Human Filibuster
February 9, 2015
The New Yorker
All eyes on Assembly following Sheldon Silver’s resignation as Speaker
February 2, 2015
The Legislative Gazette
Good Government Groups Call for ethics and rules changes as assembly picks new speaker
February 2, 2015
readMedia
Up Close: Dealing With Winter Weather
February 1, 2015
WABC-TV Eyewitness News
5 Points On How New York State Got So Damn Corrupt
January 30, 2015
Talking Points Memo
Council bears down on TV and film location data
January 21, 2015
Capital NY
Councilman, advocates call for improving police data
January 14, 2015
Capital NY
Amid Controversy, Public NYPD Data Answers Few Questions
January 12, 2015
City Limits
Agency delays report on Cuomo tax-break program
January 12, 2015
Capital NY
Is New York the Most Corrupt State in America?
December 31, 2014
Vice News
Cuomo’s Albany Cleanup Stalls as New Term Begins Amid Probes
December 31, 2014
Bloomberg News
Silver’s Links to NYC Law Firm Under Federal Probe, NYT Reports
December 30, 2014
Bloomberg News
Without Irony Christie Embraces Cross Hudson Capacity
December 29, 2014
Capital NY
Governors Saturday Night Port Authority Caper
December 29, 2014
Capital NY
Point of View: Port Authority Reform
December 28, 2014
Nyack News & Views
Christie and Cuomo Spike Broadly Approved-Port Reform
December 27, 2014
Capital NY
Christie, Cuomo Reject Port Authority Overhaul Legislation
December 27, 2014
Bloomberg
Tappan Zee: Will toll hikes follow $922M in borrowing?
December 12, 2014
LoHud
There’s Not a Single Reason Why Governors Cuomo and Christie Shouldn’t Sign Port Authority Reform Bills
December 9, 2014
Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Forget the FOIA Request: Cities, States Open Data Portal
November 26, 2014
PBS Mediashift
Looking for 411 on 311
November 18, 2014
Gotham Gazette
Good Gov’t Groups: Sign Port Authority Reform
November 13, 2014
NY State of Politics
More understanding, collaboration needed to advance Open Gov
November 7, 2014
Knight Blog
Reforming the Port Authority, Part I: Transparency
November 3, 2014
Tri-State Transportation Campaign Blog
Uncontested Democracy: New York ballots offer voters startlingly little choice
October 30, 2014
Gotham Gazette
This open-source app could make the FOI process less terrible
October 27, 2014
Columbia Journalism Review
Poll: Public funding not favored for a Bills stadium
October 27, 2014
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
3 Ways to Choose Valuable Open Data
October 13, 2014
Government Technology
Good Government Groups Call For Tax Credit Audits
September 25, 2014
NY State of Politics
EPA rejects most of NY’s $511M Tappan Zee loan
September 16, 2014
Crain’s New York
Freedom of information tools, it’s time for an open data inspired upgrade
August 25, 2014
Sunlight Foundation
Tax Watch: Public figures and personal emails
August 22, 2014
Lower Hudson Journal News
NY Study Shows How Freedom of Information Can Inform Open Data
August 14, 2014
TechPresident
Why is the Cuomo Administration Automatically Deleting State Employees’ Emails?
August 12, 2014

Alternet
Knowing What to Release by ‘Listening to FOIL’
August 12, 2014
Gotham Gazette
State email policy panned
August 11, 2014
Albany Times-Union
Why is the Cuomo Administration Automatically Deleting State Employees’ Emails?
August 11, 2014
ProPublica / WNYC
NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity
July 24, 2014
TechPresident
Minimal Transparency in Mayor’s FOIL Tracker Compared to Federal Website
July 3, 2014
Epoch Times
Lying Charge Against NY Lawmaker Shows Feds Won’t Relent
July 2, 2014
Law 360
Feds worried about city sewer funding, but not de Blasio
June 27, 2014
Capital New York
Despite Administration Launch, Legislators & Advocates Vow to Move Forward on Open FOIL
June 13, 2014
Gotham Gazette
In New York, Open Government Visions Come Down to Nuts and Bolts
June 13, 2014
TechPresident
Report cites financial benefits of more transparency
June 9, 2014
Capital NY
Report: Centralized Freedom of Information Website Can Save City $13 Million
June 9, 2014
Epoch Times
At City Hall, Competing Visions of Open FOIL
June 9, 2014
Gotham Gazette
NYC Council’s Freedom of Information Bill Draws Surprise Opposition
June 9, 2014
Epoch Times
Criminal Case Against Moreland Panel, Cuomo Highly Unlikely
May 29, 2014
Law 360
How proactive release of public records could help lower costs
May 28, 2014
Sunlight Foundation
Open source code helps governments share information with citizens
May 19, 2014
OpenSource.com
With Rules Reform, New York City Council Aims for Open API
May 15, 2014
TechPresident
City Council to Hear ‘Open FOIL’ Bill
May 14, 2014
Capital NY
Brewer, Kallos, Vacca Introduce Open FOIL Legislation
May 14, 2014
MBP Press Office
Transformative FOIL Transparency Bill on Verge of Introduction
May 12, 2014
Gotham Gazette
NYPD Among First To Release Detailed Accessible Local Collision Data
May 8, 2014
TechPresident
Civic Hackers Call on de Blasio to Fill Technology Vacancies
April 24, 2014
TechPresident
Follow Oakland’s Lead on Public Records Requests
April 14, 2014
Code for America
NY Anti-Graft Team To Disappear With A ‘Cynical Whimper’
April 3, 2014
Law360
Groups Blast Budget on Transit Funding
March 30, 2014
AM New York
How de Blasio can Fix FOIL
March 27, 2014
City Limits
Talking Open Data with NYC Stakeholders: A Wrap-Up
March 19, 2014
The GovLab
Good-government groups webcast Assembly committees to prove a point
March 19, 2014
Lower Hudson Journal News
Letting the Sun In: The State of New York Government Transparency
March 16, 2014
Gotham Gazette
Enthusiasm and Challenges for Making NYC Local Government More Tech-Friendly
February 28, 2014
TechPresident
2 months after inauguration, de Blasio government still a work-in-progress
February 27, 2014
a.m. New York
Mapping Crime: The NYPD Falls Behind
February 27, 2014
The Crime Report
Tech Experts Suggest Reforms to NY City Council
February 24, 2014
Long Island Exchange
More Transparency on Agenda for NYPD and New York City Council
February 11, 2014
TechPresident
For Transparency Advocates, NYPD Crime Map is Just A Starting Point
December 10, 2013
TechPresident
City agencies slow flow of data to public hub
November 22, 2013
The New York World
Vetoes Take Toll on Public Disclosure of Government Business
November 15, 2013
The New York World
Who, Me? Cuomo Vetoes Lockbox Bill, Denies Raiding Transit
November 14, 2013
StreetsBlog
How De Blasio Will Transform The City
November 6, 2013
Gotham Gazette
Cuomo’s Anti-Graft Probe Devolving Into NY “Street Brawl”
October 30, 2013
Law360
Guest Post: The State Open Campaign System
October 25, 2013
Election Law Blog
Reinvent Albany Commends Cloud Computing Roundtable
October 18, 2013
Assembly Member Kavanagh
The Deals After the Spending Deal
September 23, 2013
Albany Times-Union
New York City’s Latest Open Data Release
September 23, 2013
TechPresident
Cuomo Names New Transparency Staffers
September 20, 2013
Capitol Confidential
Cuomo Appoints Nicklin and Hendler as Top Advisors to New York Open Data Initiatives
September 20, 2013
TechPresident
Governor should sign bill to stop raids on funds meant for mass transit systems
August 29, 2013
The Buffalo News
Now that upstaters want it, will Cuomo sign a transit lockbox bill?
August 20, 2013
Capital New York
Cuomo’s Office Opens Up Transpo Data, But Not Crash Locations
July 26, 2013
Streetsblog
Commentary: Systematic Cleanup of Albany
July 7, 2013
Albany Times Union
Reinvent Albany: There is More To Do than Just Moreland
June 25, 2013
Gotham Gazette
Mayors Against Illegal Guns Website Is Hosted On NYC Government Servers
June 21, 2013
Buzzfeed
Will Cuomo Sign the Transit Lockbox Bill?
June 20, 2013
Streetsblog
New York State Joins GitHub to Get Feedback on Open Data Policy
June 14, 2013
Tech President
State legislators’ ties to nonprofit groups prove fertile ground for corruption
June 13, 2013
State Integrity Investigation
Non-Profits and Corruption
June 12, 2013
WNYC
State Oversight of Funds Given to Nonprofits Lacking
June 12, 2013
Governing
State legislators’ ties to nonprofit groups prove fertile ground for corruption
June 12, 2013
Center for Public Integrity
Liu Open-Sources Checkbook NYC
June 6, 2013
NYC Comptroller’s Press Office
Cuomo’s Transparency Website Flush with New Info
May 1, 2013
Gotham Gazette
Governor Cuomo Makes Millions of Additional Records Available on Open.Ny.Gov
May 1, 2013
Governor’s Press Office
School Board Transparency a Challenge in Digital Age
April 17, 2013
Education Week
Outsourcing Oversight: Critics Call for Curtailing City Contracts
April 14, 2013
City and State NY
State DOT “Multi-Modal Funds” Have Starring Role in Malcolm Smith Scandal
April 9, 2013
Streetsblog
State Spending Remains Hidden from Public View
April 9, 2013
The New York World
‘Pots of Money’ Can Be Ripe for Abuse
April 5, 2013
Albany Times Union
PLUTO Out of Orbit
April 2, 2013
The New York World
New York City Launches a Tool to Drill Down On Government Spending
March 20, 2013
Techpresident
Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller Liu Announce Sweeping Reforms to City Subcontracting Requirements
March 19, 2013
NYC Mayor’s Press Office
New York State Unveils New Open Data Portal
March 12, 2013
Techpresident
Transparency in Albany? No Joke: Technology Helping To Pry Open Govt
March 10, 2013
Gotham Gazette
DOITT Marks Major Milestone On Implementation Of City’s Landmark Open Data Law
March 7, 2013
NYC DOITT Press Office
New York’s Data Deluge Begins
March 7, 2013
The New York World
Is New York City The Best Place In the World For Open Data? We Find Out March 7
February 22, 2013
Techpresident
Launch Of Checkbook 2.0 Makes Nyc Top In The Nation For Financial Transparency
January 23, 2013
Office of NYC Comptroller
Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of ‘Open Budget’ Transparency Portal
January 22, 2013
Governor’s Press Office
When it Comes to Disclosure, New NY Gun Control Law is Shooting a Blank
January 16, 2013
Techpresident
Rachel Haot, New York’s Tech Czar, Is The Woman Behind Bloomberg’s Digital Vision
October 10, 2012
Huffington Post
MTA Announces Digital Initiatives to Increase Transparency and Functionality
October 6, 2012
Breaking Travel News
Dispute Over Documents Raise Questions About Governor’s Transparency
July 24, 2012
Time Warner Cable NY1 News
The Empire State Strikes Back: New York Launches New Open Government Website
June 5, 2012
Huffington Post
Public Authority Puts Thousands of Freedom of Information Requests Online
April 30, 2012
Tech President
What I learned in the archives before the governor found out.
July 25, 2012
The Capital New York
A Transit Protection Bill Cuomo Doesn’t Like is Rendered Toothless, Again
June 14, 2012
Capital New York
A.G. Schneiderman Launches “NY Open Government” Online Tool To Promote Transparency & Accountability
May 31, 2012
NYS Attorney General Press Office
NYC Mayor and City Council Announce Live TV And Web Coverage Of City Council Hearings
April 27, 2012
NYC Media
New York Turns to Wikis to Encourage Transparency, Engagement
April 23, 2012
Next City
City Hall wiki taps public ideas for new open-data law
April 19, 2012
The New York World
Legislators Try to Resurrect Failed Measure to Protect MTA Money from Raiding by Albany
April 18, 2012
Capital New York
Civic Groups To NY State: We Need An Open Government Roadmap
March 22, 2012
Tech President
Council votes today on law to liberate (most of) New York City’s data
February 29, 2012
The New York World
A Helpful Nudge
January 17, 2012
Buffalo News Editorial
Hundreds to Lobby for Ethics Reform
March 15, 2010
Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester)
Commission Proposes Transportation Merger
December 27, 2011
Capitol Press Room TV / WCNY Albany
Plan Offers Road to Transportation Cost Cuts
December 21, 2011
Albany Times-Union
Cuomo Eviscerated Transit Lockbox
December 8, 2011
Streetsblog.org
They Like Transparency Until They Don’t: Editorial
November 13, 2011
New York Times Editorial
Public Advocate Pushes on Transparency
October 19, 2011
New York Times
Redistricting Reform Campaign Refutes Claim
June 04, 2011
Wayne Post
Cuomo’s Point Man on the MTA
January 12, 2011
Streetsblog.org
NY Reform Advocates: Cuomo Can Start Cleanup Alone
January 9, 2011
Albany Times Union
Cuomo to Deliver State of State Clip 2
January 4, 2011
Metro New York
It Takes More Than A Governor
December 28, 2010
Albany Times-Union
Capitol Press Room
November 30, 2010
WCNY Radio
Executive Orders Report (includes video)
November 25, 2010
Albany Times-Union
A Legacy Written in Orders Clip 5
November 24, 2010
Albany Times-Union
Executive Orders TV interview
November 24, 2010
Capitol Tonight/YNN Time Warner TV
Cuomo to Get Ideas from Reinvent Albany
November 23, 2010
New York Times
By the Power Vested in Him (TV Interview)
November 23, 2010
Capitol Tonight / YNN TV
Good Gov Groups, Transit Advocates Call on Cuomo to Stop MTA Raids
November 23, 2010
Streetsblog.org
A Solution to New York’s Transit Robbing Ways
November 23, 2010
2nd Avenue Sagas Blog
Grilled on Reforming Albany, Leaders Hedge on Independent Redistricting
May 6, 2010
LoHud / Gannett
Albany on the Record
May 5, 2010
Associated Press
Say That Again Mr. Speaker
May 5, 2010
NY Daily News
NY Leaders Questioned By Public at Albany Conference
May 5, 2010
News 10 Albany
Forum Focuses on State Ethics Reform
May 5, 2010
WNYT 13 TV
Everybody But Cuomo
May 5, 2010
LoHud.com/Gannett Chain
Albany on the Record
May 5, 2010
Fox 23 News TV
Hey, Anyone See Andrew?
May 5, 2010
Capitol Confidential / Times Union
Leaders Balk at Redistricting Reform
May 5, 2010
Syracuse.com (AP)
New York Lawmakers Coy on Redistricting Reform
May 5, 2010
Democrat and Chronicle
Sideshow Plays on
May 5, 2010
ROC now
Leaders Go On The Record
May 5, 2010
Legislative Gazette
Images of Albany on the Record
May 5, 2010
AP Online
Albany Dysfunction Again Highlighted at State Capitol
May 5, 2010
Star Gazette
Albany Firing Line
May 5, 2010
Ithaca Journal
Groups Deserve Answers in Albany on Wednesday
May 4, 2010
Syracuse Post Standard
Don’t Judge Legislature by Actions of a Few (editorial)
May 3, 2010
LoHud.com/Gannett
Groups Uniting to Put Pressure on Albany Officials
May 2, 2010
LoHud.com/Gannett
Groups Uniting
May 2, 2010
Journal News/Multiple Gannett
Albany Sideshow Plays on in Capitol
May 1, 2010
Democrat and Chronicle
Time to Take Dysfunction Out of Albany (Editorial)
April 26, 2010
Observer Dispatch
State Leaders Can Explain Their Plans to Fix Albany
April 26, 2010
Legislative Gazette
Albany on the Record Event
April 22, 2010
ReformNY Brennan
Reinvent Albany
April 22, 2010
NT2 Blog
Goo Goos Want Lawmakers on the Record for Reform (TV interview)
April 21, 2010
Capitol Tonight/ YNN Time Warner
Goo Goos Including a New Group Want You on the Record
April 21, 2010
Capitol Confidential/Times Union