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Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

Ex-NCPD Commander Surrenders to Jail in Cover-up Case

A former Nassau County police commander surrendered Thursday morning to county jail to begin serving his 60-day sentence after he was convicted of helping cover up a burglary, officials told the Press.

Obama’s Legacy: A Historic War On Whistleblowers

In his eight years in office, the Obama Justice Department spearheaded eight Espionage Act prosecutions, more than all US administrations combined. Journalists were also caught in the crosshairs.

Unidentified Murder Victim Dubbed ‘Peaches’ Linked to Gilgo Beach Killings

Exclusive: Authorities have linked an unidentified woman’s torso found 19 years ago in Rockville Centre with skeletal remains discovered on Ocean Parkway amid the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, the Press has learned.
“These career bureaucrats have a problem with it? I think they should either get with the program or they can go.” — Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary

Is There Room For Dissent Within The Trump Administration?

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