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Thomas P. DiNapoli
Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to discuss public records and his administration's policy of purging emails. As of Thursday evening, no lawmakers were expected to attend the so-called summit, which Cuomo proposed after his administration's policy of deleting most emails after 90 days was roundly criticized for violating the spirit of open records laws. Cuomo's office invited the attorney general, the state comptroller and legislative leaders to send representatives. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans to send a staff member. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a Democrat, and Senate Leader John Flanagan, a...