Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2019

The Reality Of Climate Change Clashes With Fossil Fuel Expansion  (WAMC, October 14, 2019)
Debate Over Fine Points of Campaign-Finance System as Deadline Nears  (City Limits, October 14, 2019)
City Campaign Finance System Charts Path - and Highlights Challenges - for State Reform  (City Limits, October 9, 2019)
Good-Government Groups Want To See Draft Work From Public Financing Commission  (Spectrum News, October 7, 2019)
New York's Voting Deadline Looms, But Its System Fails  (WAMC, October 7, 2019)
Should fusion voting be banned?  (https://www.binghamtonhomepage.com/news/top-stories/should-fusion-voting-be-banned/)
NY Commission looking at system that allows candidates to be listed on multiple party lines  (Local Syracuse, September 27, 2019)
Election Finance Hearing Dominated By Controversy Over Fusion Voting  (WSKG, September 23, 2019)
Blair Horner Discusses Public Campaign Financing on Capitol Pressroom  (WCNY, September 23, 2019)
As campaign reform commission begins its work, new report looks at Albany's 2018 fundraising  (The Legislative Gazette, September 18, 2019)
NYPIRG Makes Public Campaign Finance Recommendations To Commission  (Spectrum News, September 18, 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)
News Archive
NYPIRG and Good Government Groups Issue Recommendations to the Public Campaign Financing Commission
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.
Reports & Features Archive