Freedom of Information

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.

Governor Andrew Cuomo