Gov. Cuomo’s coverup of nursing-home deaths revealed the stunning lengths to which he and his staff go to keep damning information from the public. But few New Yorkers may realize that such behavior is actually standard operating procedure throughout much of New York government.
For over a decade, for example, the Empire Center has submitted annual Freedom of Information Law requests to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the payrolls of its subsidiaries. And almost every year, one or more of those entities fails to comply on a timely basis.
Read the full commentary, published by the New York Post, here.
"...the Empire Center is the think tank that spent months trying to pry Covid data out of Mr. Cuomo's government, which offered a series of unbelievable excuses for its refusal to disclose...five months after it (the Empire Center) sued, Team Cuomo finally started coughing up some of the records." -Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2021
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