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Action Update
On Monday March 25, 2002, the Governmental Operations Committee of the New York City Council (chaired by Bill Perkins) introduced to the full Council a bill designed to outlaw the removal of public papers from public custody in the future. The law would also apply retroactively to 1/1/01, and thus should bring the Giuliani Center contract, as revised by the current administration, under its mandate.

To read the draft, click here.

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO WIN PASSAGE OF THIS LEGISLATION, AND TO URGE THE MAYOR TO SIGN IT. For information on how to contact the appropriate public officials, click here.

Campaign to Keep Former Mayor Giuliani's Papers public

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Add your Name to the Petition | Press Conference, Feb. 6, 2002 | Protest Letters | News Articles | Testimony at the Feb. 20, 2002 City Council Hearing |
Defending the archives contract: Saul Cohen, President, Rudy Giuliani Center for Urban Affairs