Hochul’s incompletes on transparency are not earth-shattering. But they are symptoms for the diagnosis. Transparency and accountability in New York will not get better until a governor gets serious about giving attention and resources to the treatment.
The Government Justice Center filed a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health) with the New York State Supreme Court in effort to reveal information pertaining to a controversial decision on distribution of COVID oral antivirals.
The Government Justice Center sued the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health) to obtain records NYC Health used to make a controversial decision prioritize COVID oral antiviral treatments by race.
GJC obtained a court order compelling the Cuomo Department of Health to disclose to Empire Center data on Covid nursing home deaths that had been kept from the public to hide underreported fatalities.