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Lawmaker proposes court review of FOIL denials

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Lawmaker Proposes Court Review Of FOIL Denials
New legislation in the state Assembly aims to provide an outside review of Freedom of Information Law requests that are denied by the government. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, D-New York City, ...
Our hard work of research and reports is paying off, with several new reform bills being introduced in the NY State Legislature.
We need a way, besides expensive and time-consuming lawsuits, for the public to enforce their rights under the Open Meetings Law and Freedom of Information Law. 
A bill introduced by Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, if passed, will be a huge improvement, as explained by the news article below.

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Paul is the founder of the NY Coalition For Open Government and has truly loved seeing it become what it is today and is excited about its future growth.

As an attorney for 32 years, he is a partner in the law firm of Berzer & Wolf. Prior to his private law practice, Paul served in several government positions with the Buffalo Common Council, Buffalo Housing Authority, and Erie County.

When he is not practicing law and doing open government stuff, Paul enjoys spending time with his spouse, Cheryl, and his three children, Michael, Joseph, and Julia. Paul resides in Amherst, NY, a suburb of Buffalo.

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