Jim Malatras resigned as chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) in December 2021. The terms of SUNY’s separation agreement with Malatras surfaced just over a month later. SUNY agreed to give Malatras a $450,000 paid year of “study leave” and a tenured faculty position at SUNY Empire College. The year of study leave was remarkable and widely covered by the media, so GJC looked further into it.
Following several ignored Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests for teacher and superintendent contracts, the Government Justice Center filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Empire Center for Public Policy against Malverne […]
The Government Justice Center today filed a complaint with the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) detailing misconduct by New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood, and Special Assistant […]
The Department of Labor fined the Town of Queensbury for not installing a workplace violence policy but the department subsequently reduced the penalty by almost thirty thousand dollars without reason. […]
The Cuomo Administration took unprecedented steps to stop the spread of COVID-19, including shutting down all “non-essential” businesses. This has taken a tremendous toll on communities across the state. The […]
In a blatant misuse of political power, New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), which is tasked with regulating lobbying in New York, went after Kat Sullivan—a rape survivor who was pushing for the passage of the Child Victims Act.
The Government Justice Center (GJC) has filed a complaint on behalf of Long Island ratepayers against the Long Island Power Authority and South Fork Wind, formally known as Deepwater Wind South Fork, […]