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Press Conference on Ethics Reform in NYC Nov. 11, 2015

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NEW! Conference Call on LWVUS Study to Amend the US Constitution (Nov. 16) (11/11/2015)

NEW! League Logo Chocolates
2” solid milk, white or dark chocolate in League logo shape.
$2 each, minimum order of 10. Call office to place order.

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2016 Students Inside Albany Conference

May 22-25, 2016
Albany Hilton

League Matters Campaign—A Success!!

Raise the Age Concurrence Materials (responses due Jan. 1, 2016)

Budgets and the Balance of Power: The Lasting Impact of Silver v. Pataki and How It Shapes the Future of Government in New York State(6/16/2015)
A Forum co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Institute and Albany Law School.

Recently, there was a showdown in Albany over what constitutes an appropriate use of executive authority in the budgeting process. This is not new but is, rather, reminiscent of similar budget challenges that have occurred between legislatures and the governor dating back decades. At this forum, some of New York State's top legal and government scholars and leading actors in showdowns in recent years provided an account of what led to and occurred as a result of this landmark case and why, as well as discussed potential ways that budget gridlock can be avoided.

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