10 Steps to a Greener New York

10 steps
From advocating for policies that combat climate change, to protecting critical water resources, to reducing waste, NYPIRG fights to protect the environment of New York State and its residents.
With climate deniers leading federal policy, NYPIRG has released 10 steps New York must take to be a national environmental leader.
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Why N.Y. Lawmakers Think They Deserve a $50,000 Raise  (The New York Times, December 9, 2018)
State legislators expected to get 64 percent pay raise  (WIVB, December 8, 2018)
Commission Recommends Subtantial Pay Hike for Governor, State Lawmakers  (WAER, December 8, 2018)
Pay raise for lawmakers may hurt local governments  (ABC News 10, December 8, 2018)
Albany taxpayers react to state lawmaker raises  (WNYT Channel 13, December 7, 2018)
Commission Recommends Pay Increases and Ethics Reforms for State Legislators  (Gotham Gazette, December 7, 2018)
Commission Recommends Substantial Pay Raises For New York's Governor, Lawmakers  (WSKG, December 7, 2018)
Advocates: Inequities In NY Ethics Panel One More Reason To Scrap It  (WAMC, December 7, 2018)
Complaint says Bloomberg charity influences attorney general's agenda  (Albany Times Union, December 7, 2018)
New York good government groups hail decision to tie legislative pay raises to reforms  (Daily News, December 7, 2018)
NYS lawmakers to get first pay raise in 20 years  (WSYR, December 7, 2018)
Panel approves 63 percent raise for state legislators  (Albany Times Union, December 6, 2018)
No campaign finance reform, no raise for state lawmakers  (The Buffalo News, December 5, 2018)
Tuition to the State's Public Colleges Could Increase Next Year  (Spectrum News, December 5, 2018)
New York legislators need to earn any raises by curbing corruption  (The Journal News, December 4, 2018)
The MTA is Warning of Fare Hikes and Service Cuts Amid a Budget Crisis - and the Solutions May Not Even Raise Enough Funding  (NY1, December 4, 2018)
A simple first step to help the MTA re-establish credibility  (Gotham Gazette, December 4, 2018)
NYS Exposed: What happened in 1999? The last pay raise for NYS lawmakers  (WHEC News 10, December 3, 2018)
Senate GOP to retain JCOPE appointment power  (Albany Times-Union, December 3, 2018)
Pay Raises For State Lawmakers  (WAMC, December 3, 2018)
News Archive
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
NYPIRG Survey Finds Large Differences In Prescription Drug Prices Among New York State Pharmacies
NYPIRG Releases Safer School Supplies Guide
Back to School: Avoid Toxics in School Supplies
Read Our Recommendations to the 2018 NYC Charter Revision Commission
Reports & Features Archive