In recognition of the importance of government transparency, the Empire Center has been selected as a finalist for the for its role in exposing the coverup of thousands of COVID-related deaths among New York’s elderly population. In the thick o Read More
The Empire Center has filed for coronavirus-related records from the Department of Health and other state agencies. The requests demand a broad range of public records documenting the toll of the virus across New York as well as officials’ attempt Read More
In another blow to transparency in Albany, a non-profit group closely tied to the state Health Department is refusing to publicly disclose its payroll records under the Freedom of Information Law. (HRI) has Read More
Albany, NY — Many of the executive orders signed during the COVID-19 pandemic should be codified into law, specifically those that address health care services, occupational licensing and government transparency, according to a new Read More
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