An executive order that Governor Cuomo signed in 2013 left opportunities for agencies to evade sharing data with the public.
A guide on where to begin the historically frustrating process of filing a FOIL request.
"I have nothing to hide. Anyone who came into this role with something to hide would be crazy."
The report corroborates more than a dozen incidents stretching back to at least 2003.
New evidence appears to confirm what everyone suspected all along: many of the people in charge of fixing the subway don't regularly take the subway.
The department has been ignoring this requirement since it was created in 2006.
A NYS Supreme Court Justice ruled the department had failed to demonstrate that making the records publicly available posed a security risk.
"We need to translate this into a promise to vote 'no' and restart the process in a way that's more democratic," argues one of the project's opponents.
Police stopped releasing disciplinary decisions last spring, which the NYPD's top legal official claims is "not a change."
The city has to keep the data until at least January, at least.
The NYPD has $68 million in seized money at a given time, documents show. Much of it is from people not charged with crimes.
An appellate court accepted the NYPD's Cold War-era excuse for not releasing information.
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