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2013 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

 

CJA's January 3, 2013 letter to All 63 New York State Senators --
"RE:  TRANSFORMING THE SENATE ON DAY 1 OF ITS 236th LEGISLATIVE SESSION BY APPROPRIATE RULES & LEADERSHIP"
e-mail receipt


CJA's January 3, 2013 letter to All 150 New York State Assembly Members --
"RE:  TRANSFORMING THE ASSEMBLY ON DAY 1 OF ITS 236th LEGISLATIVE SESSION BY APPROPRIATE RULES & LEADERSHIP"

CJA's January 4, 2013 e-mail to the Senators --
"Press Inquiries: Your Most Important Votes of the Upcoming 236th Legislative Session" 

CJA's January 4, 2013 e-mail to Assembly Members --
"Press Inquiries: Your Most Important Votes of the Upcoming 236th Legislative Session"

CJA's January 7, 2013 letter to Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb -- 
"RE: THE BEST STRATEGY FOR THE ASSEMBLY REPUBLICAN MINORITY: Assembly Rules Reform" 

CJA's January 9, 2013 e-mail to Democratic Conference Leader Stewart-Cousins' Counsel --
"EMPOWERING DEMOCRATS WITH STRATEGY AT TODAY'S 10:30 a.m. DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE MEETING"
Albany Times-Union January 8, 2013 article by Jimmy Vielkind

CJA's January 30, 2013 letter to Temporary Senate President Dean Skelos & Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver -- "Enabling the Legislative Committees Directly Responsible for Oversight of the Judiciary’s Budget to Discharge their Mandatory Legislative Function 

CJA's January 30, 2013 letter to Senate Finance Committee: Chair John DeFrancisco & Ranking Member Liz Krueger;  Assembly Ways and Means Committee: Chair Herman D. Farrell, Jr. & Ranking Member Robert Oaks; Senate Judiciary Committee:  Chair John J. Bonacic & Ranking Member Ruth Hassell-Thompson; Assembly Judiciary Committee: Chair Helene E. Weinstein & Ranking Member Tom McKevitt -- "February 6, 2013 Joint Legislative Hearing on 'Public Protection': The Legislature’s Mandatory Duty to Override the Judiciary’s Request for “funding for the next phase of the judicial salary increase”, in Discharge of its Checks-and-Balance Constitutional Function"



VIDEO of CJA's testimony
at Legislature's February 6, 2013 budget hearing --
& correspondence with Legislators, Gov, Judiciary, Div of Budget in advance of the hearing

CJA's follow-up Feb-March 2013 correspondence to Legislators & Governor
 

CJA's April-July 2013 correspondence to Legislature & Gov, to prevent extension
of commission compensation scheme

CJA's May 7 and May 22, 2013 letters to ALL the Legislators --
"DOING YOUR PART TO END PUBLIC CORRUPTION"

CJA's May - June 2013 letters to individual legislators


CJA's June 4, 2013 letter to Senate Committee on Investigations & Government Operations
& Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis & Investigation
--
"RE:
DOING YOUR PART TO END PUBLIC CORRUPTION: PART  III:  Request for Legislative Oversight, Analysis and Investigation of CJA’s April 15, 2013 corruption complaint to U.S. Attorney Bharara...


July - August 2013 Securing Passage of the Public Trust Act & a Functioning Legislature  


CJA's December 9, 2013 e-mail to Temporary Senate President Klein [cc: Republican Majority Counsel] --"The Legislature's Power & Duty to Reject the Judiciary Budget -- & its Concealed, Unitemized 3rd Phase of Judicial Pay raises"

CJA's December 11, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo & Legislative Leaders -- "SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM JUDICIAL FRAUD & LARCENY:  Your Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Entirety of the Judiciary’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, Over & Beyond its Concealed, Unitemized Third Phase of the Judicial Salary Increase that Will Otherwise Take Effect, Automatically, on April 1, 2014" 

CJA's December 16, 2013 e-mail to Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis & Investigation Ranking Member Montesano -- "Request for a Meeting: The Legislature's Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

CJA's December 16, 2013 e-mail to Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis & Investigation Chair Hevesi -- "Request for a Meeting: The Legislature's Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"
                      -- webpage for June 4, 2013 letter

CJA's December 17, 2013 e-mail to Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Helene Weinstein -- "The Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015: Safeguarding the Public Purse from Judicial Fraud & Larceny"

CJA's December 17, 2013 e-mail to Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations Ranking Member Hoylman -- [cc: Marcellino, Hevesi, Montesano] --  "Request for a Meeting: The Legislature's Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"
                 -- webpage for June 4, 2013 letter

CJA's December 18, 2013 e-mail to Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations Chair Marcellino -- [cc: Hoylman]
"Request for a Meeting: The Legislature's Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

                -- webpage for June 4, 2013 letter

CJA's December 18, 2013 e-mail to Assembly Ways & Means Committee Chair Herman Farrell -- [cc: Oaks]  "Meeting with Ways & Means Committee Chairman Farrell to Discuss Dec. 11 Letter for Rejection of Judiciary Budget"

CJA's December 19, 2013 e-mail to Senator George Latimer -- "Request for a Meeting: The Judiciary's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

CJA's December 30, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo -- "SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM LEGISLATIVE FRAUD & LARCENY:  Your Duty to Exclude the Legislature’s Proposed Budget from the State Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Because its Absence of Certified Itemized Estimates Violates Article VII, §1 of the NYS Constitution; Alternatively, to Recommend that the Legislature Reject it, or Alter it Based on Certification of Itemized Estimates" 

 

 

 

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