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Save the Date! Join us on November 15, 2017 to celebrate Four Decades of the Straphangers Campaign.
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Dear Friends:
Thanks to you, our recent alumni events have been great successes, and it's been wonderful to see you and be in touch. Thank you so much for your generous support along the way!
NYPIRG continues to drive public attention to the key issues of the day and have a real and positive impact on policy — from environmental protection, to consumer rights, to higher education affordability, to government accountability, and so much more.
Of course, for all of this, the support of our alumni and friends is crucial. Now more than ever, we need your assistance as we grow NYPIRG bigger and better. Please make your vital, tax-deductible contribution today to help us keep fighting and winning.
We'll keep you informed of upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and I hope to see you soon. Thanks again!
Sincerely,
Blair Horner
Executive Director
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Reset the Clock for Malpractice Suits  (The New York Times, August 18, 2017)
Cuomo considering congestion pricing  (Queens Chronicle, August 17, 2017)
Can ballot placement prevent a constitutional convention?  (Spectrum News, August 17, 2017)
Transit Advocates Say NYC's Missing Out on a "Quick Win" With Buses  (Next City, August 17, 2017)
MTA, DOT efforts to improve bus service receive poor marks from advocates  (Curbed New York, August 15, 2017)
Advocacy groups rate MTA, DOT poorly in new quality report  (Bronx News 12, August 14, 2017)
Uber spent more than $1.2M on efforts to influence lawmakers in first half of 2017  (Daily News, August 13, 2017)
National Black Theater partners with NYPIRG to register community members to vote  (Broadway World, August 11, 2017)
Cuomo Takes Charge And Goes Down Into The Subway To Point At Problems  (Gothamist, August 10, 2017)
When corrupt public officials go to prison, how much of their time do they actually serve?  (City & State, August 9, 2017)
A crash course on campaign finance for Albany's mayoral race  (Albany Times-Union, August 9, 2017)
Hempstead officials offer visions for ethics reform  (LI Herald, August 8, 2017)
Vito Lopez's leftover campaign stash is going to his church  (New York Post, August 7, 2017)
Voters will decide whether to hold constitutional convention  (WNYT Channel 13, August 7, 2017)
Capitol Watch: More potential candidates for governor emerge  (Niagara Gazette, August 5, 2017)
NYC Lawmakers Embark On 24-Hour Riders Respond Transit Tour  (CBS Channel 2, August 3, 2017)
Elected officials to ride subways for 24 hours  (Amsterdam News, August 3, 2017)
GUEST VIEW: Fight over Constitutional Convention heats up  (Utica Observer-Dispatch, July 30, 2017)
Public deserves truth about nuclear bailout  (Albany Times-Union, July 29, 2017)
Voting Reform Advocates Say Cuomo Can Do More Through Executive Order  (Gotham Gazette, July 27, 2017)
News Archive
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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"
Reports & Features Archive