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Legislature takes lead over governor, at least for now (WBFO, January 17, 2018)
Gene Russianoff: Atticus Finch for NYC Transit Riders (The Harvard Law Record, January 16, 2019)
New Legislature Active In Albany (WAMC, January 16, 2019)
Budget React-O-Mat (Albany Times-Union, January 15, 2019)
As Acting Public Advocate, Johnson Eyes Information Commission Revived by James But Killed by De Blasio (Gotham Gazette, January 15, 2019)
Thorny Questions Could Slow Pot Legalization Efforts in New York (Claims Journal, January 15, 2019)
NY Gov Proposes Plastic Bag Ban And Bottle Bill Expansion (WAMC, January 14, 2019)
Make voting easier and more will vote (Times-Herald Record, January 14, 2019)
Plastic bag ban among Cuomo proposals (The Daily Gazette, January 14, 2019)
Budget Proposals Like Plastic Bag Ban, Tobacco Sales Age Started with Local Governments (Spectrum News, January 14, 2019)
Reaction Mixed to Cuomo's Proposal to Raise Tobacco Sales Age From 18 to 21 (Spectrum News, January 14, 2019)
Thorny questions threaten to slow legal pot in New York (St. Louis Tribune, January 14, 2019)
Cuomo seeks to raise tobacco, e-cig sales age to 21 (Albany Times-Union, January 12, 2019)
It Looks Like New York Is Actually Going To Get Some Voting Reforms (Huffington Post, January 11, 2019)
Novel Idea For Reforming Albany: A Real '****load Of Trouble' For Ethics Violations (Gothamist, January 11, 2019)
Early Voting and Other Changes to Election Laws Are Coming to New York (The New York Times, January 10, 2019)
New L train plans beg new questions (Queens Chronicle, January 10, 2019)
Mayor de Blasio Vows to Fix City's Broken Bus System (StreetsBlog NYC, January 10, 2019)
NY eyes tough rules for PFOA in drinking water (Plastics News, January 9, 2019)
As Session Starts, Legislators and Advocates Push Overhaul of State Ethics Enforcement (Gotham Gazette, January 9, 2019)
Governor’s Budget Responds to New Yorkers’ “Pent-Up Demands” For Action
NYPIRG reacts to Governor Cuomo's plan to ban plastic bags and expand the bottle return law
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
NYPIRG Announces Liz Moran As Its New Environmental Policy Director
Report: Outside Income and Conflict of Interest in Albany
2018 Trouble In Toyland Report
Release: NYPIRG Unveils 33rd Trouble In Toyland Report
State Lawmakers Ranked Third Highest Paid in the Nation, Overwhelming Number of State Lawmakers Report No, or Little, Outside Income
10 Common Sense Steps to Better Elections in New York State
New York Sees Decade-High Voter Turnout for Gubernatorial Election
Analysis of NY Voting Trends Shows Huge Drop-Off in NYC Voting In Gubernatorial Elections
New State Board of Elections Data Shows Widening Gap Between Democrats and Republicans
NYPIRG's Statement on America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018
Statement Regarding NY Attorney General's Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil
NYPIRG Statement on Ongoing Failure of NYS Drinking Water Quality Council to Release Toxic Chemical Regulations
Statement on City's Inactive Voters Mailing
NYPIRG Releases Government Data Listing Water Systems with Elevated Levels of Contaminants in Drinking Water Supplies - Urges Strict Regulation of 1,4-Dioxane and PFOA, PFOS
A Guide To Prescription Drug Pricing In New York