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Politics

Open source government

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Good luck making this more transparent.

It's plenty common to see a chief information officer in a business or even in a government - and now New York's state senate has one too. But can an open source advocate have an impact on a notoriously closed body? Zack Seward and Dan Bazile are on the case.

WMHT's Dan Bazile's video piece about the state senate chief information officer aired on Need to Know Rochester last week.

WXXI's Zack Seward, who did the radio version of the story, appeared on the show afterwards to talk about the story and the Innovation Trail. Check it out!