Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2019

The State's Public Financing Commission Starts To Put Its Plan Together  (WAMC, November 11, 2019)
Grassroots 2020 candidates demand major campaign finance reform to 'level the playing field'  (November 8, 2019)
The 2019 Election Was A Snoozer That Will Change NYC's Political Future  (Gothamist, November 7, 2019)
Early voting a success, but access varied widely from county to county  (The Legislative Gazette, November 6, 2019)
Cuomo racks up campaign cash as state considers donor limit  (New York Post, November 6, 2019)
New York City to adopt ranked-choice voting  (The Hill, November 5, 2019)
Local reaction to Twitter political ad ban  (WNYT Channel 13, October 31, 2019)
Public College Students Paying Billions More Due To Tuition Hikes  (WAMC, October 28, 2019)
Politics decide when bills get to Cuomo desk  (The Times-Herald Record, October 21, 2019)
Should Taxpayer Dollars Be Spent on Political Campaigns?  (Spectrum News, October 21, 2019)
New York Starts Early Voting This Week  (WAMC, October 21, 2019)
Flawed Process Could Mar State's Campaign Finance Reform Effort  (City Limits, October 21, 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)
News Archive
News Release: NYPIRG Urges Greater Access to Early Voting Sites
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
Reports & Features Archive