Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2017

No public financing, but 'comp time' gives public help for campaigns  (Lohud.com, October 19, 2017)
Vance Controversy Spotlights Lax Campaign Finance Rules for District Attorneys  (Gotham Gazette, October 16, 2017)
Ballot proposition to strip pensions from convicted lawmakers has time limit  (North Country Public Radio, October 12, 2017)
Even liberal states have tough voting requirements because parties like it  (Newsweek, October 12, 2017)
Convention opponents outspend supporters in state referendum  (The Buffalo News, October 11, 2017)
Want to Vote Next Year, New York? Act Now!  (The New York Times, October 10, 2017)
Blair Horner discusses extreme partisan gerrymandering on The Capitol Pressroom  (WCNY, October 10, 2017)
Ballot measure would strip corrupt politicians of their pensions: "Hard-working New Yorkers are getting screwed"  (Fox 6 News, October 8, 2017)
More Corruption Trials? Possible Reprise Makes Albany Groan  (The New York Times, October 4, 2017)
Transit watchdogs urge state, city to fix lousy MTA bus service  (Daily News, September 27, 2017)
Rep. Thomas Suozzi: Bill would close loophole used by Dean Skelos  (Newsday, September 27, 2017)
NY Senator Wants To Make It Illegal For Powerful Interests To Hide Behind LLCs  (Gothamist, September 26, 2017)
New Yorkers Can Vote to Amend the State's Constitution This November  (WICZ-TV Binghamton, September 22, 2017)
Risk vs. reward: Con Con debate heating up  (The Journal News, September 22, 2017)
NY Fracking Waste Rules Not Good Enough, Environmental Groups Say  (New York Law Journal, September 22, 2017)
Many taxes, fees in New York not apparent, some hidden  (Press & Sun Bulletin, September 21, 2017)
Taxpayers could pick up ex-Sen. Tom Libous' $700K legal tab  (Press & Sun Bulletin, September 21, 2017)
Fewer two-house bills passed in 2017, continuing long-term decline  (The Legislative Gazette, September 19, 2017)
Say No to Climate Change  (New Rochelle Daily Voice, September 18, 2017)
NYPIRG Reviews 2017 Session  (Spectrum News, September 18, 2018)
News Archive
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Convention-Land: New Yorkers' Road Map To The Constitutional Convention
Read Our Voters Guide to the Proposed 2017 Ballot Questions
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG 2017 Legislative Review
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
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
NYPIRG's 2016 Legislative Review & Release of "Legislative Profiles"
Gov't Reform Groups Call for Corruption-Busting Reform Package Now
Albany Money Machine 2016 (PDF)
REFORMERS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO HOLD PUBLIC LEADERS' MEETINGS TO OPENLY ADDRESS STATE ETHICS REFORM
NYPIRG REACTION TO SENATOR SKELOS'S CONVICTION
NYPIRG Statement on Conviction of former Assemblyman Silver
NYPIRG & NYC Votes Best In Nation on National Voter Reg. Day
REFORMERS: DRAMATICALLY RESTRICT LAWMAKERS' OUTSIDE INCOME; FOLLOW CONGRESSIONAL SYSTEM (report)
REFORMERS: DRAMATICALLY RESTRICT LAWMAKERS' OUTSIDE INCOME; FOLLOW CONGRESSIONAL SYSTEM (news release)
NYPIRG statement on National Voter Registration Day
New York Voting Rates Lag Behind the Nation
Transparency Groups Praise Senate's Passage of "Faster FOIL" Bill
NYPIRG URGES STATE BOE REVIEW OF LLC "DARK MONEY"
Reports & Features Archive