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The West Coast Is Burning, Time To Tackle Global Warming  (WAMC, September 14, 2020)
County Election Boards Applying for Charity to Pay for Elections  (Spectrum News, September 14, 2020)
As City Reopens, De Blasio’s ‘Better Buses’ Plan Stuck in Traffic  (Gotham Gazette, September 11, 2020)
Cuomo urged to release $50 million to prevent COVID-19 election chaos  (New York Post, September 10, 2020)
Watchdogs call for election funding  (Plattsburgh Press-Republican, September 10, 2020)
Fare hikes, service cuts on horizon for MTA unless federal funding comes through  (Amsterdam News, September 10, 2020)
MTA Will Issue $50 Fines To Riders Who Don't Comply With Mask-Wearing Rules  (Gothamist, September 10, 2020)
Two Months To Go And NY Has A New System Of Voting  (WAMC, September 7, 2020)
Blair Horner discusses issues currently facing public higher education and the state budget on The Capitol Connection   (WAMC, September 3, 2020)
Surface Transportation Council Members Break Ranks To Demand COVID Recovery Plan  (Streetsblog, September 2, 2020)
Mayor de Blasio slammed by members of his own transportation advisory panel  (NY Daily News, September 2, 2020)
Mayor Warren Election Probe Continues to Develop  (Spectrum News, September 2, 2020)
Community Dialogues: Straphangers Campaign  (WFUV, August 28, 2020)
NY Budget Woes Are Coming To A Head  (WAMC, August 31, 2020)
Manhattan elected officials push for ballot drop boxes across New York state  (AM New York, August 31, 2020)
Election finance investigations rare; why Lovely Warren's attracted scrutiny  (13-WHAM TV, August 27, 2020)
Blair Horner: Voting In NY Should Be Easier This November   (WAMC, August 25, 2020)
New York will soon enforce plastic bag ban after winning lawsuit  (Times-Herald Record, August 21, 2020)
Blair Horner: New York Closes The Frack Waste Loophole   (WAMC, August 20, 2020)
NY Scrambling For Solutions Ahead Of 2020 Election  (WAMC, August 19, 2020)
News Archive
Statement on decision to sign Albany County Air Act in law
NYPIRG urges Gov to fully fund elections in NY
News Release: NYPIRG Releases Report Showing That New York Has Collected Over $40 Billion From Tobacco Companies
Report: Falling Short — New York’s Tobacco Control Program and the Need for More Support
NYPIRG Applauds NY's Decision to Close Fracking Waste Loophole
Report: Shop Smart or Pay More — A Guide To Prescription Drug Pricing in New York
News Release: NYPIRG Urges State Lawmakers to Review and Improve Drug Pricing Program
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
NYPIRG Applauds Passage of Bill Closing Fracking Waste Loophole
Report: The Case for Closing the Fracking Waste Loophole
100+ Organizations Urge Cuomo to Ban PFAS Burning in Cohoes
Release: 100+ Organizations Urge Cuomo to Ban PFAS Burning in Cohoes
Reform Groups Have Urged The Governor And The Legislative Leaders To Curtail Governor's Emergency Powers And Reconvene The Session To Do The People's Work
Group statement on NY Legislature increasing police transparency by repealing Civil Rights Law 50-a
NYPIRG Joins Over 50 Organizations in Calling for New York to Reclaim the Stock Transfer Tax
Rock the Absentee: Vote by mail for Primary Election Day 6/23
NYPIRG Applauds New York's Decision to Reject the Williams Pipeline
NYPIRG Statement on NY Attorney General's Lawsuit on the EPA Dirty Water Rule
Reports & Features Archive