Media Coverage 2012

December 31, 2012
Ana Komnenic: The Flow of Money in New York State Politics, Huffington Post

 

December 26, 2012
Our view: NY election reform must happen in 2013, Auburn Citizen

 

December 20, 2012
Senate's First Test: Reformers pin hopes on Legislature's opening, Syracuse Post Standard

 

December 19, 2012
Council Speaker to Amend Campaign Finance Proposal, The New York Times

 

December 18, 2012
Good-Government Groups Have Some Reform Suggestions, YNN Capital Tonight

 

December 17, 2012
Analysis: Campaign Finance Reform Takes a Step Forward in Albany, NBC New York

 

December 15, 2012
Board of Elections recommends "early" voting (in Chinese), World Journal

 

December 13, 2012
Guest Viewpoint: Incumbents won big in election, not fracking, The Ithaca Journal | theithacajournal.com

 

December 12, 2012
Schneiderman?s new campaign disclosure rules, Capitol Confidential (Albany Times Union)

 

December 11, 2012
Christine Quinn Delays Action on Campaign Spending Bill, The New York Times

 

December 8, 2012
City Council in battle with Campaign Finance Board over rules on union contributions, New York Post

 

December 7, 2012
Quinn Lashed On Campaign Legislation, The Wall Street Journal

 

December 7, 2012
Quinn Supports Loosening Rules on Campaign Spending by Unions, The New York TimesDecember 6, 2012


NY Election Postmortem Focuses on Poll Workers, Epoch Times



December 5, 2012
Unpopular vote, The New York World

 

December 4, 2012
Editorial: Rockland party boss shouldn't run elections, Newsday

 

December 4, 2012
Analysis: Albany Needs to Let More Sunshine In, NBC New York

 

December 4, 2012
Redistricting Plan Withdrawn By Commission That Created It, NY1

 

December 4, 2012
Senate Majority Coalition forms, Albany Times Union

 

November 27, 2012
Council Candidate Uses Race, Religion as Basis for an Attack, The Wall Street Journal

 

November 21, 2012
Council Redistricting: Final District Lines Draw Praise, Criticism, Queens Tribune

 

November 15, 2012
Trying to fix what?s broken in New York elections, Home Reporter News

 

November 14, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Assemblywoman Arroyo's Primary Day Activities Investigated, The Daily Politics | New York Daily News

 

November 10, 2012
State opens spigot on political advertising, Albany Times Union

 

November 8, 2012
State Legislators May Vote Themselves A Big Pay Raise, wgrz.com

 

November 5, 2012
Dadey says affidavits will add to confusion, Capitol Confidential

 

November 5, 2012
Good-government group files complaint over ?Common Sense Principles?, Albany Watch

 

November 5, 2012
Cuomo: Displaced voters can cast 'provisional' ballots Tuesday, Newsday

 

November 5, 2012
Gov. Cuomo: New Yorkers can vote at any polling station because of Hurricane Sandy, New York Daily News

 

November 2012
In Vote-Counting, Human Errors Still Creep In, Governing

 

October 24, 2012
Now May Be the Time for Campaign Finance Reform, NBC New York

 

October 22, 2012
Sheldon Silver's Counsel Raises Eyebrows With Laywer Pick, New York Daily News

 

October 21, 2012
New York lawmakers get taxpayer funds to sleep in second homes in Albany, New York Post

 

October 19, 2012
Some Brooklyn City Council Members Not Earning Those Lulus, Daily News Study Shows, New York Daily News

 

October 19, 2012
Addabbo, Ulrich debate in New York State 15th Senate District, Queens Chronicle

 

October 19, 2012
Citizens Union endorses 2 Staten Island Republicans, 1 Democrat, SILive.com (Staten Island Advance)

 

October 18, 2012
Boro's most (and least) diligent on City Council, New York Daily News

 

October 18, 2012
Furor over NY Assembly member?s partisan mailing, New York Post

 

October 18, 2012
City Redistricting: Minority Groups Find New Lines Unacceptable, Queens Tribune

 

October 18, 2012
FOIL joins reform menu, Albany Times Union

 

October 17, 2012
Proposed Districts Remove Power From Bronx Neighborhoods, The Bronx Times & Bronx.com

 

October 17, 2012
Generally Speaking: Week of October 18, Home Reporter News

 

October 17, 2012
GOP Eyes Borough?s State Senate Seats, Queens Gazette

 

October 16, 2012
District Leader Announces Voter Education Forum at CB 14 Meeting, Ditmas Park, NY Patch

 

October 16, 2012
On Campus, Columbia News

 

October 14, 2012
NY sticks with absentee voting, despite early voting benefits, Queens Campaign

 

October 9, 2012
Some NYC Voters Want To Switch Parties To Vote In Democratic Primaries, NY1

 

October 3, 2012
Campaign finance firepower gathers, Capitol Confidential

 

October 3, 2012
Experts foresee storm clouds for New York, Crain's New York Business

 

September 28, 2012
City Council grades mayor?s report card, The New York World

 

September 27, 2012
Defeated Bronx candidate sues Board of Elections, incumbent - New York Daily News, NY Daily News

 

September 21, 2012
Report: Silver family voting comes under more scrutiny, Capital New York

 

September 19, 2012
Up Close: Lopez Scandal, ABC Eyewitness News NY

 

September 19, 2012
City Hall: Last Year Shows A Rise In Local Major Felony Crimes, NY1

 

September 19, 2012
New York?s Low Voter Turnout Conundrum, The Epoch Times

 

September 17, 2012
Seiler: How can we replace Ravi Batra?, Albany Times Union

 

September 14, 2012
Brad Hoylman Wins Handily in Senate Primary, Gay City News

 

September 13, 2012
From our Dan Beekman: Longtime state Assemblywoman..., New York Daily News

 

September 13, 2012
Ethics Board Impeded by Secrecy Rules, WNYC

 

September 12, 2012
Meet the Candidates for Surrogate Court Judges, Manhattan Times

 

September 12, 2012
NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11, CBS New York

 

September 12, 2012
Iannece, Rozic gain support after controversy, Queens Times Ledger

 

September 11, 2012
NYC Board of Elections upgrades reporting process, Associated PressSeptember 10, 2012
State's Role in Silver/Lopez Scandal, The Brian Lehrer Show: WNYC

August 21, 2012
Hoylman Longest on Specifics, Repeatedly a Target in Debate With Broad Agreement, Gay City News

 

August 21, 2012
Brad Hoylman Touts Experience in Debate for Tom Duane's State Senate Seat, DNAInfo.com

 

August 16, 2012
Online voter registration set, Albany Times Union

 

August 13, 2012
NYC Districting Commission begins public hearings, The Wall Street Journal

 

August 12, 2012
For half of New York Senate races, incumbents have no challengers, | Democrat and Chronicle

 

August 5, 2012
Senator's Property Records Highlight Gap, Wall Street Journal

 

August 4, 2012
NY campaign money laws: A 'license' to spend, Press & Sun-Bulletin, Gannett

 

July 28, 2012
Brooklyn boss Vito Lopez living large on union dime, New York Post

 

July 27, 2012
After Seabrook Conviction, Role Of Political Clubs Examined, NY1

 

July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign's dime, legally, Capital New York

 

July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith's Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News

 

July 18, 2012
BOE Considers Moving Up Mayoral Primary, NY1

 

July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette

 

July 17, 2012
Board Of Elections Presents Solutions To Election Night Woes, NY1

 

July 16, 2012
A Look Into Gov. Cuomo's Campaign Fundraising, NY1

 

July 15, 2012
Quinn's pile of cash, New York Daily News

 

July 10, 2012
New York City Elections Board Chafes at Criticism, but Seeks Improvements, New York Times

 

July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign's dime, legally, Capital New York

 

July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith's Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News

 

July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette

 

July 15, 2012
Quinn's pile of cash, New York Daily News

 

June 13, 2012
Let voters have a say in redistricting reform - Times Union, Albany Times Union

 

June 4, 2012
Duane to NYC: 'I Want To Come Home', The Empire, WNYC

 

May 31, 2012
The Daily Q: What has the mayor won in end runs around City Council?, The New York World

 

May 20, 2012
Charles Rangel campaign manager explains how he won an endorsement, New York Post

 

May 19, 2012
Will Republicans use Troopergate playbook to pursue Libous leak?, Press & Sun-Bulletin

 

May 12, 2012
Joel Klein tight with charter school lobbyists, emails shows, New York Daily News

 

May 9, 2012
Quinn's Persistent Gadflies, The Wall Street Journal

 

May 2, 2012
City Council funds go to lawmakers with the most political clout, New York Post

 

May 2, 2012
Funds for Council Members Should be Based on Need Not Politics, WNYC

 

May 1, 2012
Citizens Union Report: City Council Speaker Has Too Much Discretion On Discretionary Spending, New York Daily News

 

May 1, 2012
3 Brooklyn Democrats were best at stuffing coffers with pulled pork, New York Daily News

 

April 29, 2012
Taxpayer cash buys NYC judges iPads, iPhones, Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

 

April 18, 2012
Good-government group faults NY?s budget process, Associated Press

 

April 12, 2012
Analysis: Transparency in Government -- A Murky Goal, NBC New York

 

April 11, 2012
Citizens Union: Budget process improved but incomplete, Capitol Confidential, Albany Times Union

 

March 27, 2012
The Committee to Save New York spent $12 million to lobby Gov. Cuomo's agenda, NY Daily News

 

March 27, 2012
Civilian Complaint Review Board Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police, The New York Times



March 26, 2012
Almost one-third of lawmakers have won their post in special elections, Legislative Gazette

 

March 23, 2012
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall?s daughter works at Aqueduct racino, NY Daily News

 

March 19, 2012
Constitution change ensures fair elections ? in 2022, Legislative Gazette

 

March 15, 2012
Albany's 'big ugly' deal resolves thorny issues, Crain's New York Business

 

March 15, 2012
Cuomo defends signing redistricting plan, Press & Sun-Bulletin

 

March 13, 2012
Reform groups wrangle over redistricting constitutional amendment, North Country Public Radio

 

March 12, 2012
Good-government groups split on proposed amendment, Capitol Confidential

 

March 12, 2012
Dadey: Bipartisan Deal On Redistricting ?Significant?, Capital Tonight

 

March 12, 2012
Goo-Goos At Odds Over Constitutional Amendment, Capital Tonight

 

March 12, 2012
NY Legislature, Cuomo may be headed to collision, Herald Times Reporter

 

March 12, 2012
New York Legislators Propose a Revised Redistricting Plan, New York Times

 

March 8, 2012
Sounding Off On Congressional Redistricting, NY1.com

 

March 6, 2012
Are these New York?s future congressional lines? | The Empire (WNYC),

 

March 6, 2012
Judge's Proposed Congressional Districts Would Unseat Two Local Congressmen - NY1.com,

 

March 6, 2012
New York?s Marriage Battle Won, Gay Rights Group Fires Its Director - NYTimes.com,

 

March 5, 2012
Gov?s veto could bring real change to gerrymandering, says Citizens Union, Legislative Gazette

 

March 5, 2012
Districts Still Unsettled As New York Primary Nears, NPR

 

March 4, 2012
Only a constitutional change will fix redistricting, Syracuse Post-Standard

 

March 4, 2012
Cuomo must draw the line, Crain's New York Business

 

March 4, 2012
Behind closed doors, redistricting talks resume, Sheboygan Press | sheboyganpress.com

 

February 29, 2012
Public battle begins over redistricting constitutional amendment, The Empire (WNYC)

 

February 29, 2012
Is Veto Threat Going To Work?, State of Politics, Capital Tonight

 

February 29, 2012
Federal court will redraw congressional district maps, North Country Public Radio

 

February 29, 2012
A veto is not enough, NY Daily News

 

February 28, 2012
Grimm blasted for taking pipeline money, Brooklyn Daily

 

February 28, 2012
Citizens Union And The Veto ?Spanking?, Capital Tonight

 

February 28, 2012
Redistricting Experts: Veto Now, Reform Later, The Notebook (City and State)

 

February 28, 2012
Unmapped ? Update on New York Redistricting, NYTimes.com

 

February 28, 2012
Experts call on governor to take redistricting power from pols, Queens Chronicle

 

February 27, 2012
Assembly holds DC fundraiser during redistricting, New Jersey Herald

 

February 27, 2012
Judge creates court solution for redistricting, The Oshkosh Northwestern

 

February 24, 2012
Former AG Abrams: Gov, use your veto for a ?permanent solution? to partisan redistricting, The Empire (WNYC)

 

February 24, 2012
AG Robert Abrams: We Need A Permanent Solution, New York Daily News

 

February 24, 2012
Ex-AG Robert Abrams: Fix Redistricting For Good, New York Daily News

 

February 24, 2012
Give voters a voice in redistricting, Albany Times Union

 

February 23, 2012
Goo-goos split on Cuomo?s veto, Capitol Confidential

 

February 23, 2012
Citizens Union To Cuomo: Use Veto Threat For Permanent Redistricting Reform, Politics on the Hudson

 

February 23, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Cuomo To Use Veto To ?Negotiate?, Capital Tonight on YNN

 

February 23, 2012
Good Government Advocates Still Await Proposals For State's Redrawn Congressional Districts, NY1.com

 

February 13, 2012
Spano not expected to face state ethics charges, Democrat and Chronicle

 

February 11, 2012
Firm at SAT hearing donated to chair, Associated Press

 

February 7, 2012
Cuomo Brings Potential Foes Into His Fold
, Wall Street Journal

 

February 3, 2012
Longtime Gov. Cuomo ally appointed to head new ethics commission, New York Post



January 26, 2012

Senate Democrats have cozy office deal with United Federation of Teachers at union's building - NY Daily News, New York Daily News

 

January 23, 2012
Pols to profit from casinos? No dice, says Gov. Cuomo - NY Daily News, New York Daily News

 

January 22, 2012
New York?s Redistricting Process Led by Insiders - NYTimes.com, New York Times

 

January 18, 2012
Analysis: Looking for a Miracle in Albany | NBC New York, NBC New York

 

January 11, 2012
Good Government Groups Seen Resigned to Cuomo Cutting Redistricting Deal, The Capitol

 

January 11, 2012
Critics: Help vote line panel, Albany Times Union

 

January 5, 2012
Analysis: Andrew Cuomo's Gamble | NBC New York, NBC New York