Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

The publisher of Progress Queens has filed an objection to a Report and Recommendation issued by Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann in which the Federal judge recommended dismissing FOIA litigation seeking the disclosure of records from the U.S. Department of Justice about the prosecution of activists.

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DOCUMENT DROP : Magistrate Judge Mann sides with DOJ in FOIA lawsuit that will keep secret records about the prosecution of activists

DOCUMENT DROP : Magistrate Judge Mann sides with DOJ in FOIA lawsuit that will keep secret records about the prosecution of activists

Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann has issued a report and recommendation, siding with the U.S. Department of Justice that, if affirmed, will enable the Government to refuse to release records that exist and that like exist about the prosecution of activists.

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Dromm hosting fundraiser for de Blasio, even as Feds investigate de Blasio campaign donors

Dromm hosting fundraiser for de Blasio, even as Feds investigate de Blasio campaign donors

The committee to reëlect Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the recipient of proceeds of a fundraiser hosted by Councilmember Daniel Dromm at Jackson Diner. The fundraiser flies in the face of a reported Federal corruption investigation of Mayor de Blasio's campaign finance activities.

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