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Named and Shamed

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Public bodies named and shamed over Freedom of Information request failings
The Information Commissioner’s Office urged organisations to ensure their performance and processes complied with the law.
Named and Shamed
In the United Kingdom, they have an independent body to hold government agencies accountable for not complying with their Freedom of Information Law. Something we don’t have in NY State.
Five public bodies have been named and shamed for failures to meet expected standards in responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOI) requests.

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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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