Monthly Archives: August 2015

Is the Mount Everest of Albany Corruption Starting to Crumble?

If Albany is the Himalayas of political corruption, then its Mount Everest is the “LLC Loophole.”  But this mountain of legal political corruption maybe about to crumble thanks to separate July lawsuits by the Brennan Center for Justice, and the Board of Election’s own enforcement counsel. The LLC loophole is a bizarre legal fiction created […]

Big Day for NYC Open Government as City Record Goes Online

Reinvent Albany and NYC Transparency Working Group members applaud the publishing of a treasure trove of information about basic workings of government on the City Record’s new website and database linked to downloads on NYC Open Data Portal. https://reinventalbany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/NYC-Shines-New-Light-on-Public-Contracts-and-Hearings-with-Dramatic-Expansion-of-Public-Records-City-of-New-York.pdf