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Records Request? Just a Minute, We Have to Check With Subject First

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· Story link New York’s Racing and Wagering Board has agreed to stop a 30-year-old practice of checking first with…

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New York’s Racing and Wagering Board has agreed to stop a 30-year-old practice of checking first with the subjects before granting Freedom of Information Law requests for records. It took a state supreme court ruling to convince them the custom might be improper. There’s no record of how many requests were rejected in whole or part as a result of the consultations. (5/24/05)