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Sunday, April 5, 2009

More Sunlight

Yesterday, in a couple of posts below this one JD discussed political openness and government transparency in New York State as a downright goodthing. When Eliot Spitzer became our Guv he championed and promoted forthrightness (at least about government.) That attitude opened up a flow of website venues where you, Joe and Jane Citizen, can research to your heart's content. Here are three that will get you started.

Andrew Cuomo continued and expanded the openess concept with Project Sunlight and now has more research vehicles too. Check his research options out:

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli did the same with with his Open Book site.

The Empire Center's site is always useful too.