City and State
Chris Bragg, a very good political reporter, was let go from City and State for cost-cutting reasons, sources familiar with the publication said. The reason, according to these sources, was a lack of revenue from the digital side of the publication, where Bragg focused his work.(1)
"We have a governor who is absolutely transparent in everything he does," Lt. Governor Bob Duffy said in a May 11, 2011 radio interview.
This turns out to have been a bit of a stretch, even back then.
Cuomo did open up the once-closed second floor of the the Capitol building, and proactively released a batch of his daily schedules online, albeit ones that accounted selectively for the governor's activity.