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The villains (and heroes) behind the subway mess  (New York Post, June 25, 2017)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces new struggles to move Albany  (Fox Business, June 25, 2017)
Cuomo accuses New York State lawmakers of 'dereliction of duty'  ( Daily Freeman, June 24, 2017)
The state of the New York subway: transit experts weigh in  (Curbed New York, June 23, 2017)
What's in your drinking water? This website finally lets NY residents know for sure  (The Daily Orange, June 23, 2017)
Little reform, but many fundraisers in 2017  (Albany Times Union, June 23, 2017)
Joe Lhota’s return to MTA welcomed by transit advocates, but he has a long road ahead  ( AM New York, June 22, 2017)
Joe Lhota approved as Governor Andrew Cuomo's pick to lead MTA  (ABC Eyewitness News, June 22, 2017)
MTA proposes Access-A-Ride improvements amid growing complaints  (AM New York, June 21, 2017)
'Cuomo tax': Repeal is uncertain for a utility customer bill surcharge that subsidizes Upstate nuclear power plants  (Daily Freeman, June 18, 2017)
Five Ways To Fix NYC's Subways Right Now  (Village Voice, June 16, 2017)
Big-Ticket Items Falling by Wayside in Albany Leaves Room for Other Bills That Might Otherwise Be Ignored  (NY1, June 15, 2017)
8 Years of Rust Show as New York Senate Ethics Panel Finally Meets  (The New York Times, June 15, 2017)
Reform groups beg: Bolster NY's contracting laws  (Poughkeepsie Journal, June 14, 2017)
City hails Lyft in latest job fair - and why that might be a problem  (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, June 14, 2017)
State needs sensible energy solutions  (Poughkeepsie Journal, June 12, 2017)
Lulus should go bye-bye  (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, June 11, 2017)
Cuomo's energy projects commendable, but puzzling  (Star Gazette, June 11, 2017)
Aging NYC subway system causing stress for passengers  (Times-Herald Record, June 10,2017)
Suffolk Closeup: No nukes  (Shelter Island Report, June 10, 2017)
News Archive
Albany Money Machine 2017
NYPIRG Statement on Gov's NYS Health Insurance Pledge
Release: Interactive Website with Local Water Data Goes Live
Statement on NYS Regulations to Curtail Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates
NYPIRG and other good government groups call for the NYS Senate to end the practice of diverting stipends for committee chairs to other committee members
Former SEC Commissioner on NY AG's Exxon Investigation
50+ NY Lawyers Support AG Schneiderman's ExxonMobil Investigation
100+ Scientists Release Letter Urging AG to Pursue His ExxonMobil Investigation
New Analysis: State Documents Reveal ExxonMobil Pollution in New York State
Release: 350+ groups gather in support of AG's Big Oil investigation
Emphasizing the Massive Cost of Cuomo's Nuke Bailout to Energy Consumers, Albany Advocates Urge State Legislature to Block His Plan & Take His Own Advice on Indian Point: Close Upstate Nuke Plants Too
NYPIRG Reactions to State of the State Addresses
NYPIRG Statement Regarding the Reported Agreement to Close the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
Trouble In Toyland: 2016 Survey Finds Recalled Toys in Online Stores
New study: closing upstate's aging nuclear power plants can reduce NY's greenhouse gases & save ratepayers money. 'Green' power can dramatically increase safety & job creation.
Analysis: Despite Increase in Voter Registration, Turnout Fell Throughout New York State, Dips Uneven Throughout New York City (source: nypirgstudents.org)
Attend The Only Way Is Up: A Citywide Discussion to Boost Voter Turnout in New York on Friday, November 18th in Manhattan.
Analysis: More New Yorkers Are Registering to Vote; Will Voter Turn-out Remain Low? (source: nypirgstudents.org)
Blair Horner discusses Albany politics and the importance of voting on "It's Your System"
Watchdog Groups Call on Senate and Assembly Leaders to Hold Emergency Oversight Hearing On Allegations of Historic Bid-Rigging Scandals and Clean Contracting Reforms
Reports & Features Archive