Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2018

Replace docile state watchdogs with independent body  (Albany Times-Union, February 12, 2019)
Test Of Albany's Commitment To Reform Looms  (WAMC, February 11, 2019)
Cuomo's ethics plan focuses on procurement, lobbying  (Newsday, February 10, 2019)
Campaign funds should be used for just that  (Utica Observer-Dispatch, February 8, 2019)
Public Advocate Race: CUNY Edition  (Brklyner, February 8, 2019)
NY campaign contribution limits increase as Cuomo seeks to lower ceiling  (Auburn Citizen, February 6, 2019)
How Lawmakers Can Raise Their Own Pay in a Less Controversial Way  (Governing, January 31, 2019)
Blair Horner discusses the first few weeks of the 2019 Legislative session on The Capitol Connection  (WAMC, January 31, 2019)
Campaign cash paid Trump foe's legal bills after #MeToo fall  (The Times-Herald Record, January 30, 2019)
Advocates warn state of toxins in tap water  (Oneonta Daily Star, January 30, 2019)
Former NY Attorney General Used $340,000 in Campaign Donations to Pay Legal Bill After Abuse Allegations  (Newsweek, January 30, 2019)
Former NY AG Schneiderman used campaign cash for legal bills  (ABC News 10, January 29, 2019)
Schneiderman used campaign cash for legal bills  (San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2019)
Governor Cuomo's Higher Education Budget  (WAMC, January 28, 2019)
Legislature takes lead over governor, at least for now  (WBFO, January 17, 2019)
New Legislature Active In Albany  (WAMC, January 16, 2019)
Budget React-O-Mat  (Albany Times-Union, January 15, 2019)
As Acting Public Advocate, Johnson Eyes Information Commission Revived by James But Killed by De Blasio  (Gotham Gazette, January 15, 2019)
Make voting easier and more will vote  (Times-Herald Record, January 14, 2019)
It Looks Like New York Is Actually Going To Get Some Voting Reforms  (Huffington Post, January 11, 2019)
News Archive
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
New York's leading civic organizations call for action to respond to the state's corruption crises.
Roadmap to Reform
NYPIRG and other leading civic organizations respond to the important ethics issues raised during the Joseph Percoco trial, which went to the jury today.
News Release: As Percoco trial begins, Reformers call for strong anti-corruption measures
News Release: Watchdog Groups Unveil "roadmap" to Curbing Corruption In New York, Kicking Off Their Restore Public Trust Campaign
Letter: Watchdog Groups Call for "Restore Public Trust" Reforms in Albany
News Release: Nearly 1.8 Million New Yorkers Without Full Representation
Read Our Voters Guide to the Proposed 2017 Ballot Questions
Tale of the Tape: NYPIRG 2017 Legislative Review
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
Blair Horner discusses Albany politics and the importance of voting on "It's Your System"
Reports & Features Archive