News Releases and Statements

December 11, 2018 - Citizens Union Comments on NYS Compensation Committee Recommendations

December 7, 2018 - Citizens Union Statement on Sentencing of Syracuse Developer in Buffalo Billions Scandal

November 26, 2018 - Citizens Union Reacts to Historic Senate Leadership Election

November 20, 2018 - Statement from Citizens Union on Dismissal of Commissioner Mark Peters

November 7, 2018 - Citizens Union Reacts to 2018 General Election Results

October 24, 2018 - Citizens Union Announces Positions on Ballot Proposals for 2018 General Election

October 19, 2018 - Citizens Union Announces Candidate Endorsements in November 2018 General Election

October 11, 2018 - Citizens Union Reacts to Charges Brought Against Assemblymember Joseph Errigo

September 9, 2018 - Citizens Union and Community and Ethnic Organizations Remind New Yorkers to Vote this Thursday, September 13 in the Primary Elections

August 30, 2018 - Citizens Union Announces Candidate Preferences in September 2018 Primary Elections

June 20, 2018 - Immigration Policies of the United States: Unjust and Ineffective

June 20, 2018 - As Massive Bid Rigging Trial Gets Underway Watchdogs Call On Assembly Speaker Heastie to Stop Stalling and Allow Vote on Database of Deals and Comptroller’s Procurement Integrity Act

June 11, 2018 - Citizens Union condemns white supremacists and neo-nazis

June 11, 2018 - Transparency Failure

June 8, 2018 - City & State Elected Officials, Civil Rights, Good Government & Community Groups, & New Yorkers Impacted by Police Brutality Call for Repeal of State Police Secrecy Law That is One of Worst in Nation

June 7, 2018 - Progressive Groups, Government and Budget Watchdogs Call On Assembly Speaker Heastie to Allow VoteProgressive Groups, Government and Budget Watchdogs Call On Assembly Speaker Heastie to Allow Vote on Database of Deals and Comptroller's Procurement Integrity Act

May 14, 2018 - Watchdog Groups Applaud Senate for Passing Bills to Increase the Transparency and Accountability of State Economic Development Programs

May, 2018  - Citizens Union Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 181 Restoring Voting Rights to People on Parole

May 8, 2018 - Appoint the Next Attorney General Outside of the Political Clubhouse

March 27, 2018 - The board of Citizens Union elects two new board members, Christopher Giglio and Cliff Chenfeld

March 28, 2018 - Citizens Union Faults State for Proposed $11.7 Billion in Unaccounted Spending

February 21, 2018 - Citizens Union Critiques Mayor de Blasio’s Influence on the Charter Revision Commission Process

February 1, 2018 - Citizens Union Welcomes New Executive Director, Betsy Gotbaum

January 22, 2018 - Year of "Albany on Trial" Starts With Former Top Aide To Governor Cuomo and Big Political Donors Facing Bribery and Extortion Charges

January 9, 2018 - Kavanagh, Good Government Groups, and Other Legislators Call on Governor Cuomo to Fund Early Voting in the Fiscal 2018-2019 Executive Budget