NYC hospitals still aren’t sharing all their prices a year after transparency law took effect
A survey of 1,000 hospitals nationwide found that only about 14% were in full compliance with price transparency regulations — and none of the 12 hospitals analyzed in New York City and Long Island were among them.
Feb 22, 5:00 AM
Governor Hochul Goes Where Cuomo Wouldn’t, Forces MTA to Release More Data
An executive order that Governor Cuomo signed in 2013 left opportunities for agencies to evade sharing data with the public.
Oct 19, 2021 2:58 PM
What Governor Kathy Hochul Could Really Do To Change Albany
"There are steps she could take to make the existing, and in some cases, fatally flawed systems, still work better."
Aug 31, 2021 10:40 AM
An Interview With New York's New Open Government Czar
"I have nothing to hide. Anyone who came into this role with something to hide would be crazy."
Feb 20, 2020 10:25 AM
MTA: Cuomo's L Train Fix Is Saving Money, Trust Us
'It would be easier to trust the governor and MTA's numbers if we could see the data for ourselves.'
Jan 17, 2020 10:49 AM
IG Report Alleges Long History Of Sexual Misconduct From NY's Transparency Czar
The report corroborates more than a dozen incidents stretching back to at least 2003.
Nov 15, 2019 4:26 PM
NYPD Agrees To Start Following Law, Accept Public Records Requests By Email
The department has been ignoring this requirement since it was created in 2006.
Updated: Jun 30, 2017 8:38 PM
The NYPD Is Keeping Cop Disciplinary Records Secret...Except When It's 'Important'
Police stopped releasing disciplinary decisions last spring, which the NYPD's top legal official claims is "not a change."
Updated: May 16, 2018 1:17 PM
Did A Federal Agency Break The Law By Deleting Tweets Critical Of Trump?
That and other questions about transparency under Trump answered.
Updated: Jan 26, 2017 12:48 PM
Lawsuit Seeks Info On What The NYPD Does With The Millions In Cash It Seizes From People Every Year
The NYPD has $68 million in seized money at a given time, documents show. Much of it is from people not charged with crimes.
Updated: Aug 5, 2016 5:21 PM
NYC's 2017 Budget Passed With An $800 Million Typo, Whatevs!
When keeping it transparent goes right.
Updated: Jul 15, 2016 4:09 PM
City Hall Orders Staffers To Keep Their Mouths Shut Or Else
Scores of City Hall staffers, some of whom have worked for Mayor de Blasio since he came into office, were recently asked to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Updated: Jun 6, 2016 7:02 PM
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