Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2021

New York state of emergency remains in place, and with it, many of Cuomo's pandemic powers  (NY 1, June 15, 2021)
New York has a long road ahead to meet its climate goals  (City & State, June 14, 2021)
With Cuomo Weakened, New York Lawmakers End Session With Flex of Power  (The New York Times, June 14, 2021)
The Legislature Wraps Up The 2021 Session  (WAMC, June 14, 2021)
Bill banning coal tar-based sealants heads to Cuomo's desk  (Spectrum News, June 14, 2021)
Legislative productivity gets back on track in Albany  (Spectrum News, June 11, 2021)
NYS lawmakers approve bill to expand water testing  (WIVB, June 9, 2021)
State lawmakers pass ban on coal tar, a popular but harmful driveway sealant  (The Telegraph, June 8, 2021)
State lawmakers approve bill to expand water testing  (ABC News 10, June 8, 2021)
Senate Moves Again To Stop "Pay To Play"  (WAMC, June 7, 2021)
Transit riders call on federal government to aid MTA's quest for accessibility  (Bronx News 12, June 7, 2021)
Nuclear Subsidies May Be Slowing Transition to Clean Energy, Advocates Say  (Truthout, June 6, 2021)
It sure is hard to watch Assembly committee meetings online  (City & State, June 4, 2021)
New York emits more building pollution than any other state  (Green Biz, June 4, 2021)
Blair Horner discusses Albany politics on The Capitol Connection  (WAMC, June 3, 2021)
City Budget Negotiations and Comptroller Primary Collide  (Gotham Gazette, June 2, 2021)
New York officials urged to expand early voting to colleges  (Spectrum News, June 1, 2021)
Can Albany police itself?  (Spectrum News, June 1, 2021)
Helping Young Adults Vote  (WAMC, May 31, 2021)
Good government groups weigh in on Cuomo’s taxpayer-funded defense  (Spectrum News, May 28, 2021)
News Archive
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG’s 2021 Legislative Review
Environmental groups call for a moratorium on the operation of cryptocurrency mining centers
NYPIRG Statement on Passage of Legislation to Ensure All New Yorkers Have Testing for Dangerous Unregulated Contaminants
On Eve Of 50th Anniversary Of NY's Approval Of The 26th Amendment, NYPIRG and120+ College Groups Urge Lawmakers To Approve Legislation Placing Polling Places On Colleges
Council Members, Climate Activists New York City Council to Enact Gas Free NYC Bill to Reduce Air Pollution and Create Green Jobs
NYPIRG Reacts to Closure of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
NYPIRG reacts to Census reapportionment numbers - NY will lose one seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
NYPIRG and other watchdog organizations call for hearings into scandals and failures of ethics oversight
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
Reports & Features Archive