Welcome to the Legislative Profiles, 2018

Pay Raise Deal Rages In Albany  (WAMC, December 17, 2018)
'It's just not designed to do its job': Will New York reform its state ethics agency?  (Gotham Gazette, December 13, 2018)
Pay commission issues final report, recommends hefty raises for governor, lawmakers  (WRVO, December 12, 2018)
Pay committee recommends $50,000 annual salary increase for lawmakers  (The Legislative Gazette, December 11, 2018)
New York's Horrific Voting Laws Might Actually Get Changed  (Huffington Post, December 11, 2018)
Dutchess Legislature Passes Plastic Bag Ban  (WAMC, December 10, 2018)
Why N.Y. Lawmakers Think They Deserve a $50,000 Raise  (The New York Times, December 9, 2018)
State legislators expected to get 64 percent pay raise  (WIVB, December 8, 2018)
Commission Recommends Subtantial Pay Hike for Governor, State Lawmakers  (WAER, December 8, 2018)
Pay raise for lawmakers may hurt local governments  (ABC News 10, December 8, 2018)
Albany taxpayers react to state lawmaker raises  (WNYT Channel 13, December 7, 2018)
Commission Recommends Pay Increases and Ethics Reforms for State Legislators  (Gotham Gazette, December 7, 2018)
Commission Recommends Substantial Pay Raises For New York's Governor, Lawmakers  (WSKG, December 7, 2018)
Advocates: Inequities In NY Ethics Panel One More Reason To Scrap It  (WAMC, December 7, 2018)
Complaint says Bloomberg charity influences attorney general's agenda  (Albany Times Union, December 7, 2018)
New York good government groups hail decision to tie legislative pay raises to reforms  (Daily News, December 7, 2018)
NYS lawmakers to get first pay raise in 20 years  (WSYR, December 7, 2018)
Panel approves 63 percent raise for state legislators  (Albany Times Union, December 6, 2018)
No campaign finance reform, no raise for state lawmakers  (The Buffalo News, December 5, 2018)
New York legislators need to earn any raises by curbing corruption  (The Journal News, December 4, 2018)
News Archive
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"
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's 2016 Legislative Review & Release of "Legislative Profiles"
Gov't Reform Groups Call for Corruption-Busting Reform Package Now
Albany Money Machine 2016 (PDF)
Reports & Features Archive