Monthly Archives: November 2011

NYS Assembly Hearing on Information Revolution Postponed

The hearing may have been postponed, but the Information Revolution just keeps getting bigger and faster. Reinvent Albany was informed by the State Assembly that the November 18th hearing on NYS government and the information revolution has been postponed until January or February.  We hope this innovative hearing is indeed postponed and not cancelled.  The […]

NYS Assembly Hearing on the “Information Revolution”

Hats off to Queens Assembly member Andy Hevesi and his colleagues at the NY Assembly for holding the first legislative hearing in New York State history on the “implications of the information revolution for state government.” The hearing will be webcast, and feature a star studded list of top technologists and govtech thinkers from in […]

They Like Transparency, Until They Don’t (NY Times editorial)

Today’s NY Times editorial on New York City’s deteriorating compliance with the state Freedom of Information Law quotes Reinvent Albany. The Times calls on Mayor Bloomberg to fulfill his commitment to open government. November 13, 2011 The New York City public advocate, Bill de Blasio, has started an investigation into why the city fails so […]