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As your watchdog in New York, NYPIRG works to strengthen democracy, fight for the rights of consumers and voters, and protect the environment and public health.
State's nuclear 'bailout' tested by lawmakers  (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, May 22, 2017)
Nuclear 'bailout' faces court challenges  (Plattsburgh Press Republican, May 21, 2017)
Former Pokey Award Winner for City's Slowest Bus to Become a Select Service Line  (NY1, May 20, 2017)
In state government the use of stipends (legally) is widespread  (The Daily Gazette, May 19, 2017)
Cuomo tries to disown the MTA  (New York Post, May 19, 2017)
State Senate's latest shenanigans involve stipends  (The Buffalo News, May 19, 2017)
Only Thing Worse than the Subway? Not Being Able to Ride It  (The New York Times, May 18, 2017)
New York's nuclear "bailout" faces court challenges and questions from lawmakers  (McAlester News, May 18, 2017)
Letter to the Editor: Too many spills  (Daily News, May 17, 2017)
As Legislative Leaders Warn of Con Con Dangers, Good Government Groups Come Out in Favor  (Gotham Gazette, May 17, 2017)
NY Senate GOP defends extra pay to senators in vice chair roles  (Daily Freeman, May 16, 2017)
Proposed NY rule: Job, degree can't change auto insurance rates  (WGRZ Channel 2, May 16, 2017)
NY to car insurers: Don't use education, job to set rates  (Fox Business, May 16, 2017)
New NY rule: Job, degree can't change auto insurance rates  (The Journal News, May 16, 2017)
Senate GOP defends extra pay to senators in vice chair roles  (Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 16, 2017)
Flanagan under fire over extra stipends for 7 state senators  (The Buffalo News, May 16, 2017)
Lack of college education or high-paying job won't mean higher insurance rates for drivers under new rule  (Daily News, May 16, 2017)
Subway improvement plan outlined by MTA acknowledges problems, advocates say  (AM-NY, May 15, 2017)
NY Senate defends payroll tactic upping lawmakers' salaries  (WHEC News 10, May 15, 2017)
Senate GOP Defends Extra Pay to Senators in Vice Chair Roles  (U.S. News & World Report, May 15, 2017)
News Archive
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
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"
Reports & Features Archive