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Government Reform

After Lawsuit, Elmont School District Discloses Spending Info, Agrees to Pay Legal Fees

(New York, NY) – After more than 100 days, Elmont School District has agreed to publicly disclose its spending...

July 27, 2016

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Misplaced Priorities: The 5 Craziest Bills Albany Worked on This Session

The New York State legislature called it a session last month, having somehow managed to not get anything...

July 20, 2016


Denied! Governor’s Office Dodges Request for Buffalo Billion Information

The Buffalo News recently filed a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request for phone and visitor logs,...

July 19, 2016

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The $800 Million Typo

It took citizen oversight, and a more transparent budget format, to uncover what might be the world’s...

July 15, 2016

Government Reform

New Yorkers Need Answers on Mayor's Deed Change Mess

A new report raises big questions for the de Blasio administration on their handling of a deed change...

July 15, 2016

Government Reform

Report Shows Mayor’s Office Had Motive & Opportunity on Shady Land Deal

Reclaim New York offered the following statement on the New York City Department of Investigation report...

July 14, 2016

Government Reform

Cuomo, Legislature Abuse Constitution's Message of Necessity

UPDATED: July 26, 2016  It's now 40 days since the state legislature passed their so-called “ethics...

July 13, 2016

Government Reform

Newsday Sinks Town of Oyster Bay for Big Transparency Win

The Town of Oyster Bay continues to act like like they’re above the law, not subject to the same transparency...

July 12, 2016

Jobs and Economy

Reclaimer Alert: Governor Tries to Bury $50 Million-plus Jobs Failure

While you were getting ready to head to a BBQ and enjoy your Fourth of July weekend, the long overdue...

July 5, 2016

Jobs and Economy

Start-Up NY Tries to Hide $55 Million Failure from NYers

(New York, NY) – Reclaim New York offered the following statement on the Start-Up NY jobs report: "The...

July 1, 2016

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NYers Aren’t Falling for Rushed “Ethics Reform” Con Job That’s Still Not Signed

(New York, NY) – Reclaim New York offered the following statement on a Siena Poll showing just...

June 30, 2016

Jobs and Economy

Attacking Airbnb for Its Impact on 0.25 Percent of Housing Isn’t Credible

A report from MFY Legal Service and Housing Conservation Coordinators that's been in the news attempts...

June 28, 2016