Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2017

Gov. Cuomo reveals 2018 budget proposal  (My Champlain Valley, January 15, 2018)
Gov. Cuomo reveals possible 2018 budget proposal  (ABC News 10, January 15, 2018)
On eve of corruption trials, Albany quiet on ethics reforms  (Newsday, January 10, 2018)
Why so many vacant seats? 9 huge questions about special elections  (City & State, January 9, 2018)
Corruption trials in 2018 could spur reform  (North Country Public Radio, January 5, 2018)
Reform Groups Launch 'Restore Public Trust' Campaign  (Gotham Gazette, January 5, 2018)
With Several Corruption Trials Upcoming, No Mention of Reform in Cuomo's State of the State Address  (NY1, January 5, 2018)
Cuomo criticized by government reform groups for giving scant mention to corruption issues in State of the State address  (Daily News, January 5, 2018)
Blair Horner discusses a new "roadmap" for the Governor and members of the Legislature to help curb corruption in New York  (WCNY, January 4, 2018)
In a year filled with corruption trials, advocates see potential for reform  (Albany Times-Union, January 4, 2018)
Despite Upcoming Trials, Ethics Reform Not High on Cuomo's Agenda  (Spectrum News, January 4, 2018)
Muted Support for Ethics, Voting Reforms in Cuomo's State of the State  (City & State, January 3, 2018)
Trials, budget lend uncertainty to 2018 legislative session  (Albany Times-Union, January 3, 2018)
Legislature's efficiency is measured by many metrics  (Albany Times-Union, January 3, 2018)
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State: What to look for  (Newsday, January 3, 2018)
State readies for 5 corruption trials in 2018  (Newsday, January 1, 2018)
Groups slam Cuomo for headlining Independence Party fund-raiser, getting endorsement on same day  (Daily News, December 24, 2017)
NY Gov. Proposes Early Voting  (WAMC, December 21, 2017)
Cuomo proposes early voting  (WXXI, December 21, 2017)
Democrats ready to unite in New York Senate  (My Champlain Valley, November 29, 2017)
News Archive
News Release: Watchdog Groups Unveil “roadmap” to Curbing Corruption In New York, Kicking Off Their Restore Public Trust Campaign
Letter: Watchdog Groups Call for "Restore Public Trust" Reforms in Albany
News Release: Nearly 1.8 Million New Yorkers Without Full Representation
Read Our Voters Guide to the Proposed 2017 Ballot Questions
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG 2017 Legislative Review
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
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's 2016 Legislative Review & Release of "Legislative Profiles"
Gov't Reform Groups Call for Corruption-Busting Reform Package Now
Albany Money Machine 2016 (PDF)
REFORMERS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO HOLD PUBLIC LEADERS' MEETINGS TO OPENLY ADDRESS STATE ETHICS REFORM
NYPIRG REACTION TO SENATOR SKELOS'S CONVICTION
NYPIRG Statement on Conviction of former Assemblyman Silver
NYPIRG & NYC Votes Best In Nation on National Voter Reg. Day
REFORMERS: DRAMATICALLY RESTRICT LAWMAKERS' OUTSIDE INCOME; FOLLOW CONGRESSIONAL SYSTEM (report)
REFORMERS: DRAMATICALLY RESTRICT LAWMAKERS' OUTSIDE INCOME; FOLLOW CONGRESSIONAL SYSTEM (news release)
NYPIRG statement on National Voter Registration Day
New York Voting Rates Lag Behind the Nation
Transparency Groups Praise Senate's Passage of "Faster FOIL" Bill
Reports & Features Archive