Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2019

Public financing hearing overshadowed by controversy over future of fusion voting  (WRVO, September 12, 2019)
Campaign Finance Overhaul Begins  (WAMC, September 9, 2019)
Running for Congress is getting a lot riskier for state lawmakers  (City & State, September 8, 2019)
Watchdog groups: state facing key opportunity to fix campaign finance laws  (The Buffalo News, September 5, 2019)
Blair Horner discusses public campaign financing on Capitol Pressroom   (WCNY, September 5, 2019)
Advocates make the case for public financing of campaigns  (Albany Times, Union, September 5, 2019)
System of Publicly Financed Campaigns Could Soon Hit New York  (Spectrum News, September 5, 2019)
Commission to decide on historic public funding of political campaigns   (Newsday, September 2, 2019)
Good-Government Groups Want Focus On Public Financing, Not Fusion Voting  (Spectrum News, August 28, 2019)
NY Finally Starts The Process To Establish A Public Campaign Financing System  (WAMC, August 26, 2019)
State senators call on MTA to abide by open meeting laws when weighing capital projects  (Daily News, August 21, 2019)
Blair Horner discusses Albany politics on The Capitol Connection  (WAMC, August 15, 2019)
Will Albany Strengthen Independent Oversight Of Government Contracting?  (WAMC, August 12, 2019)
NYC's slowest bus goes only 4.2 mph, which is slower than a manatee  (New York Post, July 23, 2019)
Pokey Awards: This Staten Island bus averages less than 8 mph  (Staten Island Live, July 23, 2019)
As the power has flipped to Democrats in State Senate, so follows the money  (The Buffalo News, Jul 17, 2019)
Climate change bill goes to Gov. Cuomo's desk  (Albany Times Union, July 16, 2019)
Cuomo Releases Campaign Finances  (Spectrum News, July 16, 2019)
NYS Department of Health limiting chemicals in water  (WIVB, July 10, 2019)
State health commissioner accepts recommendations for maximum contaminant levels in drinking water  (Mid-Hudson News, July 9, 2019)
News Archive
Capital Investments: A Look at The 2018 New York State Legislative Elections
NYPIRG and civic groups urge NY Commission on Public Financing to focus on the task at hand; in 3 months establishing a new system of campaign financing.
NYPIRG statement on proposed PFOA, PFOS, 1,4-dioxane MCLs
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG’s 2019 Legislative Review
Albany Money Machine 2019
Civic Organizations Release 50-state Review of States' Ethics Boards
Release: Albany Money Machine 2019
NYPIRG Reviews Governor, Senate and Assembly Budget Plans on Key Issues
NYPIRG Statement on H.R. 1 Passage and Calls for State Law for Small Donor Public Financing of Campaigns
New York's Highest-in-the-Nation Contribution Limits Go Up
Donors Can Now Contribute Nearly $70,000 to Governor
Governor's Budget Responds to New Yorkers' "Pent-Up Demands" For Action
NYPIRG and civic groups urge legislative reforms
NYPIRG and coalition urge approval of new ethics reform plan
Despite New Limits on Legislators' "Moonlighting" In Pay Raise Deal, Albany's Reform Agenda Is Far from Finished
Report: Outside Income and Conflict of Interest in Albany
State Lawmakers Ranked Third Highest Paid in the Nation, Overwhelming Number of State Lawmakers Report No, or Little, Outside Income
NYPIRG's 2018 Legislative Review
As End of Legislative Session Draws Near, NYPIRG and Other Civic Organizations Call for Overhaul of Ethics Enforcement to Restore Public Trust in Government
New York's leading civic organizations call for action to respond to the state's corruption crises.
Roadmap to Reform
Reports & Features Archive