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Reformers: Statehouse evades sunlight despite string of scandals  (Plattsburgh Press-Republican, March 28, 2017)
Smack in the Middle of the Track: An Errant Basketball  (The New York Times, March 28, 2017)
Extra! Extra! Albany Lawmakers Face Five-Day Week in Capitol  (The New York Times, March 27, 2017)
CityViews: State Board's Decision Leaves Low-Wage Workers in Peril  (City Limits, March 27, 2017)
NY nuclear subsidies kick in Saturday, but high-stakes legal challenge looms  (Syracuse Post-Standard, March 27, 2017)
N.Y. evades sunlight despite string of scandals  (Lockport Union Sun & Journal, March 25, 2017)
Will Latest Indictment Give New Life to Ethics Reform in Albany? Don't Bet On It  (Gotham Gazette, March 24, 2017)
Why you'll be paying more on your next utility bill  (CBS News 6 Albany, March 23, 2017)
Watchdogs: Scandal-plagued Albany is filling new 'slush' funds  (The Oneonta Daily Star, March 21, 2017)
Bharara's departure raises ethics concerns in Albany  (WFBO Buffalo, March 20, 2017)
Could getting dumped by Trump yield opportunity for Bharara?  (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, March 19, 2017)
With Bharara gone, State Capitol may be weaker on ethics transgressions  (WXXI, March 16, 2017)
Legislature is largely exempt from FOIL  (Albany Times Union, March 16, 2017)
Some State Lawmakers Disappointed to See Preet Bharara Go  (Spectrum News March 14, 2017)
Assembly bills would delay plan to keep upstate nuke plants open  (Newsday, March 14, 2017)
Indian Point: Unit 3 shut down for maintenance, refueling  (The Journal News, March 13, 2017)
Many county websites have big gaps in online information  (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, March 12, 2017)
Bharara said Trump fired him after refusing to resign  (WGRZ Channel 2, March 12, 2017)
States must lead on climate change: Letter  (The Journal News, March 11, 2017)
New York U.S. attorney Preet Bharara says Trump fired him  (USA Today, March 11, 2017)
News Archive
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
NYPIRG Report: Still At Risk - Tobacco Marketing Around Brooklyn Schools
Still At Risk - Tobacco Marketing Around Brooklyn Schools (News Release)
NYPIRG's 2016 Legislative Review & Release of "Legislative Profiles"
Convention-Land: New Yorkers' Road Map To The Constitutional Convention
Turnaround: Fixing New York City's Buses (Report)
Turnaround: Fixing New York City's Buses (News Release)
NYPIRG Statement on US Senate Vote on GMO Bill
Gov't Reform Groups Call for Corruption-Busting Reform Package Now
Albany Money Machine 2016 (PDF)
Reports & Features Archive