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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, Oct. 21, 2014

Government websites offer insight into spending, waste

A report in the Washington Post illustrates how government websites can be a great source of information about how governments spend our taxpayer money
 
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Whose money is supporting the candidates?

State and federal elections boards let citizens know, on easily searchable websites, who's contributing to political campaigns
 
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

SDEIS for Mohawk Harbor project now online

Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Mohawk Harbor project, with casino and marina added, now available online
 
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

No RSVP needed for public meetings

NYRA violated Open Meetings Law by requiring advanced notice
 
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

Schenectady posts dangerous dog cases on city website

Schenectady residents can view list of dangerous dog incidents online
 
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

Data on racehorse deaths available online

State publishes information about the deaths of racehorses at New York tracks
 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Secret memo on drone killing released by feds

A federal court released a previously secret document in which the Obama administration justified killing Americans in a drone strike
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NY is tops in teacher salaries

New York tops the list of states with the highest average public school teacher salaries.
 
Monday, May 19, 2014

Info about nonprofits available online

Climate change opinion piece prompted questions about the organization that wrote it
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Congress considering return to hidden airfares

The industry is pushing to turn back the clock on accurate airfare listings
 

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