Tag: Freedom of Information

Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Backtracks After Vetoes, Issues Freedom of Information Executive Order

New York Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo raised the ire of government reform activists by vetoing two bills that would have loosened the state’s strict controls over its Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) to allow citizens quicker and easier access to government records. But then he reversed course the next day and issued an executive order intended to do the same thing.

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Vatican Magistrate Indicts Five for Leaking Stolen Documents

After initial investigations into the theft and dissemination of confidential documents of the Holy See, resulting in the arrests of Msgr. Lucio Vallejo Balda and Francesca Immaculate Chaouqui, a Vatican magistrate has indicted them and three others.