Cuomo Keeps Shining, Rasiej Wants More

ALBANY—Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is in Western New York today, unveiling today unveiled a souped-up version of his government accountability web site http://www.sunlightny.com.
Cuomo’s release says the new version of the site contains interactive maps; links to the 2009-2010 state budget; all 10,036 member items in 2008-2009 state budget; bill jackets containing information from debates; and information available in Spanish.
Cuomo first unveiled the site in 2007; it was developed by Blair Horner, a longtime good-government advocate. The idea, however, came from the 2005 public advocate campaign of Andrew Rasiej. After he lost the race to Betsy Gotbaum, Rasiej joined the