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Professor Richard Brodsky, Esq/
Wagner School -- New York University

2013

 October 8, 2013 forum "A New New York: The Constitutional Dimension" at which Brodsky participated


CJA's October 24, 2013 e-mail --
"ALERT: NYS Constitutional Scholars & Political Scientists: Corruption on Steroids'"

"Proposition 1: Corruption on Steroids",
Artvoice, October 24, 2013 (Joel Rose)

CJA's August 21, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo

CJA's August 5, 2013 letter to Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

CJA's September 17, 2013 testimony before the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

CJA's October 24, 2013 e-mail --
"Links: ALERT: NYS Constitutional Scholars & Political Scientists: Corruption on Steroids'"
 

CJA's November 29, 2013 e-mail -- 
"BUILDING SCHOLARSHIP: Commission to Investigate Public Corruption -- & the Upcoming Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

        furnished links -- now adding:
The People Have Something to Say -- & Evidence to Back It Up
(
& the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption's so-called "Public Hearings")

cc: CJA's December 2, 2013 --
"Big Day for NYS Governance: Where are the Scholars to Provide Expert Opinions?"

cc:  CJA's December 8, 2013 e-mail  --
"NEWS TIP on the 'Moreland' Commission's Dec 2 report, fn. 330, & the Gov's Dec 4 interview on "Capitol Pressroom"

CJA's December 19, 2013 e-mail
"Expert Opinion-Scholarship Needed: NYS Budget"

2015

 

 May 31, 2015
"In praise of Albany's Big Ugly'"
Albany Times Union (Richard Brodsky)

2014

CJA's January 4, 2014 e-mail --
"What is Your Expert Opinion of the Budgets Proposed by New York's Legislative & Judiciary Branches? -- & How Should the Governor & Legislature be Reviewing Them, Consistent with Article VII of the NYS Constitution?" 

furnished link:  
CJA's December 30, 2013 letter to Gov. Cuomo --
"SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM LEGISLATIVE FRAUD & LARCENY
:  

2016

CJA's March 31, 2016 e-mail -- "Why are the 'good government' groups & scholars of the constitution and public fisc not educating the media about what the NYS Constitution has to say about the NYS budget?"

cc:  CJA's April 29, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject:  Thank you, Fritz Schwarz!  Building on the Brennan Center's 2004 report by your March 23, 2016 testimony & CJA's March 23, 2016 second supplemental complaint"          -- click here for Legislative Rules Reform Resource Page

cc: CJA's May 3, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Thank you, Assemblyman Steck!  Follow-up to your March 23, 2016 testimony before the Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation"

cc:  CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: In search of scholarship: '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' -- June 16, 2015 forum"

VIDEOS: June 16, 2016 forum: 
"Budgets & the Balance of Power:
The Lasting Impact of Silver v. Pataki &
How It Shapes the Future of Government in New York State"

cc: CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Henry Greenberg

cc:  April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

April 18, 2017 e-mail from Brodsky

cc:  April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

cc: CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail e-mail to McGuire & Brodsky --
"Subject: "What are you talking about?..."

cc:  CJA's July 20, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: STILL in search of scholarship..."

cc: CJA's October 6, 2017 e-mail --
"
Suing to Secure Constitutional Governance: Surer & More Expedient than a Constitutional Convention"

 

December 6, 2018
"Fixing NY's Dictatorial Budget Process Is The Reform We Most Need"
City Limits (Richard Brodsky)

2019

March 31, 2019
"The budget process is no way for a democracy to act"
Albany Times Union (Richard Brodsky")

April 29, 2019
"Why Albany controls the budget process"
Albany Times Union (Rachel Silberstein)
"What Silver v. Pataki did, is it gave the executive a similar power over garden-variety public policy matters.
That is not a gradual evolution," said former Assemblyman Brodsky. "It is a rupture with fundamental American values."

2020

March 29, 2020 
"Cuomo deserves praise -- and some words of caution"  
Albany Times Union (Richard Brodsky)

CJA's March 31, 2020 e-mail --
"Securing honest diagnosis of the state of the NYS Budget --
& of the Court of Appeals' 2004 decision in Pataki v. Assembly/Silver v. Pataki, 4 NY3d 75"


* * *

April 8, 2020
"Former New York Assemblyman Richard Brodsky dies of suspected coronavirus"
NY Post (Bernadette Hogan, Carl Campanile)

April 8, 2020
"Former New York Assemblyman Richard Brodsky dies, likely Coronavirus related"
Daily News (Denis Slattery)

April 8, 2020
"NYPIRG's Blair Horner: 'Shocked, Deeply Saddened' by Brodsky's Death"
WAMC (Ian Pinkus)

April 8, 2020
"Thanks for all the arguments, Richard Brodsky"
Albany Times Union (Jay Jochnowitz)

April 9, 2020
"Richard Brodsky, the Legislature's brashest champion"
Politico (Bill Mahoney)

April 10, 2020
"Good man gone: Appreciating the life and legacy of Richard Brodsky"
Daily News (editorial)

 

 

 

 

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