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New Yorkers don't like Cuomo's auto-delete policy

Mar 25, 2015 12:02 am
Matthew Hamilton in The Albany Times-Union reports that a Siena College poll out March 23 reported that 80 percent of New Yorkers say public emails of official state business should not be thrown away after 90 days, the current state policy. Only 71 percent of those surveyed, though, knew much about Governor Andrew Cuomo's current policy of automatically discarding emails from public officials after three months. After several lawmakers in Albany introduced bills to change the policy, Cuomo suggested this month that he would consider adopt a new policy, but only if the legislaturors, "agreed to provide the public with greater access to its records," according to The New York Times. The poll surveyed 800 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percent. Read the full story in The Albany Times-Union.