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Dear Friends:
Thanks to you, our recent alumni events have been great successes, and it's been wonderful to see you and be in touch. Thank you so much for your generous support along the way!
NYPIRG continues to drive public attention to the key issues of the day and have a real and positive impact on policy — from environmental protection, to consumer rights, to higher education affordability, to government accountability, and so much more.
Of course, for all of this, the support of our alumni and friends is crucial. Now more than ever, we need your assistance as we grow NYPIRG bigger and better. Please make your vital, tax-deductible contribution today to help us keep fighting and winning.
We'll keep you informed of upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and I hope to see you soon. Thanks again!
Blair Horner
Executive Director
State senators' scandal highlights stipends  (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, May 29, 2017)
New York senators' scandal highlights vast stipend system  (PBS Newshour, May 28, 2017)
Uber, Airbnb, Tech Companies Spend Big Bucks Lobbying in N.Y.  (Bloomberg BNA, May 28, 2017)
LTE: We deserve to know climate change truth  (Saratogian, May 27, 2017)
With lobbyists, big-money interests cover their bets in NY  (Democrat & Chronicle, May 26, 2017)
We deserve to know climate change truth  (Troy Record, May 26, 2017)
Big oil responsible for climate change  (The Daily Gazette, May 25, 2017)
MTA acts on subway delays, but pessimism persists  (Crain's NY Business, May 24, 2017)
Push on for comptroller contract review  (Plattsburgh Press Republican, may 24, 2017)
MTA Board Shuts Down Disabled Riders' Complaints About Access-a-Ride  (DNA Info, May 24, 2017)
M.T.A. Adds Funding for Expansion Projects Rather Than Subway Fixes  (The New York Times, May 24, 2017)
Rockefeller Institute bloggers: We need a ConCon  (Albany Times Union, May 24, 2017)
State's nuclear 'bailout' tested by lawmakers  (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, May 22, 2017)
Nuclear 'bailout' faces court challenges  (Plattsburgh Press Republican, May 21, 2017)
Former Pokey Award Winner for City's Slowest Bus to Become a Select Service Line  (NY1, May 20, 2017)
In state government the use of stipends (legally) is widespread  (The Daily Gazette, May 19, 2017)
Cuomo tries to disown the MTA  (New York Post, May 19, 2017)
State Senate's latest shenanigans involve stipends  (The Buffalo News, May 19, 2017)
Only Thing Worse than the Subway? Not Being Able to Ride It  (The New York Times, May 18, 2017)
New York's nuclear "bailout" faces court challenges and questions from lawmakers  (McAlester News, May 18, 2017)
News Archive
Statement on NYS Regulations to Curtail Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates
NYPIRG and other good government groups call for the NYS Senate to end the practice of diverting stipends for committee chairs to other committee members
Former SEC Commissioner on NY AG's Exxon Investigation
50+ NY Lawyers Support AG Schneiderman's ExxonMobil Investigation
100+ Scientists Release Letter Urging AG to Pursue His ExxonMobil Investigation
New Analysis: State Documents Reveal ExxonMobil Pollution in New York State
Release: 350+ groups gather in support of AG's Big Oil investigation
Emphasizing the Massive Cost of Cuomo's Nuke Bailout to Energy Consumers, Albany Advocates Urge State Legislature to Block His Plan & Take His Own Advice on Indian Point: Close Upstate Nuke Plants Too
NYPIRG Reactions to State of the State Addresses
NYPIRG Statement Regarding the Reported Agreement to Close the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
Trouble In Toyland: 2016 Survey Finds Recalled Toys in Online Stores
New study: closing upstate's aging nuclear power plants can reduce NY's greenhouse gases & save ratepayers money. 'Green' power can dramatically increase safety & job creation.
Analysis: Despite Increase in Voter Registration, Turnout Fell Throughout New York State, Dips Uneven Throughout New York City (source:
Attend The Only Way Is Up: A Citywide Discussion to Boost Voter Turnout in New York on Friday, November 18th in Manhattan.
Analysis: More New Yorkers Are Registering to Vote; Will Voter Turn-out Remain Low? (source:
Blair Horner discusses Albany politics and the importance of voting on "It's Your System"
Watchdog Groups Call on Senate and Assembly Leaders to Hold Emergency Oversight Hearing On Allegations of Historic Bid-Rigging Scandals and Clean Contracting Reforms
NYPIRG Report: Still At Risk - Tobacco Marketing Around Brooklyn Schools
Still At Risk - Tobacco Marketing Around Brooklyn Schools (News Release)
NYPIRG's 2016 Legislative Review & Release of "Legislative Profiles"
Reports & Features Archive