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Open FOIL NY Online Form

A convenient, centralized location to file a FOIL request to more than 50 New York State executive agencies and authorities. You can easily select multiple agencies in a single FOIL request.

Open FOIL NY is a giant leap forward, bringing the Freedom of Information Law into the 21 st century.

- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

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FOIL Resource Center

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