Still Broken: New York State Legislative Reform: 2008 Update

An update to the Brennan Center reports issued in 2004 and 2006
BY: Andrew Stengel, Lawrence Worden, and Laura Seago
From the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law website at

Jan. 5, 2009 – In an update to reports released in 2004 and 2006, the Brennan Center’s Still Broken: New York State Legislative Reform 2008 Update finds that the legislative process in Albany remains broken, and offers concrete recommendations for reform. “While there isn’t much to cheer about looking back in either chamber, there is the promise of substantial reform from the likely new incoming Senate majority. We hope at least one chamber will reform the rules needed to remake the legislature,” says Andrew Stengel, report co-author and Director of National Election Advocacy at the Brennan Center…

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