Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2020

Blair Horner discusses the state budget on The Capitol Connection  (WAMC, April 8, 2021)
Budget deal freezes SUNY, CUNY tuition, expands TAP  (Albany Times-Union, April 6, 2021)
Will Higher Ed be Short-Changed?  (Spectrum News, April 5, 2021)
NY's Ethics Oversight Moves Into The Spotlight  (WAMC, April 5, 2021)
New York ethics agency's role in Cuomo allegations unclear  (The Edwardsville Intelligencer, April 2, 2021)
Gov. Cuomo under fire from some in NYC as top aide Melissa DeRosa speaks out  (ABC News 7, March 26, 2021)
Comptroller should audit state Health Department  (The Daily Gazette, March 26, 2021)
Reporter’s Alert: Part III  (Counter Punch, March 26, 2021)
For Now, No Clear Investigation Emerges from COVID Testing Controversy  (Spectrum News, March 26, 2021)
Assemblyman Proposes Prohibiting Publishing Profits for Statewide Elected Officials  (Sprectrum News, March 25, 2021)
Priority testing for Cuomo family, associates will be added to impeachment inquiry  (Beaumont Enterprise, March 25, 2021)
What it would take for Cuomo to resign  (City & State, March 23, 2021)
Albany Moves Toward A Budget Deal  (WAMC, March 22, 2021)
Meet the man who will run New York Assembly's impeachment investigation of Cuomo  (The Buffalo News, March 22, 2021)
Blair Horner talks about the Budget Negotiations in NYS  (Blog Talk Radio, March 22, 2021)
NY officials covered up more than just nursing-home deaths  (New York Post, March 19, 2021)
Replacing NYS Ethics Watchdog: What Attys, Advocates Say  (Law 360, March 18, 2021)
Don't use COVID as an excuse to hide truth from the public  (Lohud.com, March 18, 2021)
How Cuomo's Team Tried to Tarnish One of His Accusers   (New York Times, March 17, 2021)
Blair Horner: Nation Celebrates "Sunshine Week" While Albany Huddles In Darkness   (WAMC, March 15, 2021)
News Archive
2021 State Budget Reaction
Civic Groups urge the New York City Board of Elections to reinstate its public comment period
NYPIRG and New York's leading civic organizations call for an overhaul in ethics enforcement. The coalition urges that the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) be replaced and a new independent ethics watchdog be created.
Statement on New Information Regarding PFAs Incineration at Norlite Plant in Cohoes
NYPIRG Reacts to Final Count in Congressional District 22 Race – Stunning Failures in Elections Administration Must be Investigated and Reforms Advanced to Restore Voter Confidence
Statement on Climate Action Council Energy Efficiency and Housing Advisory Panel Recommendations
NYPIRG Reacts To Governor Cuomo's Budget Proposal
NYPIRG Reacts to Governor's 4th 2021 State of the State Address on NYS Infrastructure Needs
Youth, Climate, and Environmental Organizations Respond to Governor Cuomo’s Environment State of the State Address
NYPIRG Reacts to Governor’s First Installment of His 2021 State of the State Address
NYPIRG and other civic organizations called on the Legislature to enact new rules to allow greater public participation and further empower rank-and-file legislators no matter which political party
NYPIRG and dozens of other civic organizations urge lawmakers to keep revenues from the Stock Transfer Tax in order to avert deep state cuts to environmental, health care, and higher education programs
Reformers Urge Courts To Reverse Decision That Takes Competent Judges Off The Bench
NYPIRG Student Voter Helpline Finds Some Confusion, Fewer Problems
NYPIRG to Open Statewide Student Voter Helpline on Nov 3
Make Polluters Pay Event With New York Attorney General Letitia James (Video)
NYPIRG urges Gov to fully fund elections in NY
NYPIRG submits comments to Assembly and Senate on the state's oversight of the quality of care in New York nursing homes and hospitals.
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG’s 2020 Legislative Review
NYPIRG Announces Gene Russianoff Retires
Reports & Features Archive