Committee on Open Government en Controversy over access overshadows state Senate hearing <p>A hearing by state Senate Republicans on New York City’s public campaign financing system was overshadowed by protests, as government reform groups and other members of the public were denied entry, and noisy protests ensued. Wed, 08 May 2013 13:03:18 +0000 Karen DeWitt 37461 at Robert Freeman on the Campbell Conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt">New York State Government has long had a reputation as a secretive and guarded place.&nbsp; Phrases like “three men in a room” come to mind.&nbsp; In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, <span class="il">Grant</span> <span class="il">Reeher</span> speaks with the man charged to make government more open and transparent—Robert Freeman, Executive Director of the State’s Committee on Open Government. </span></font></span></font></p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:53:46 +0000 Grant Reeher 30051 at