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CJA Leads the Way to a Constitutional NYS Budget ...

2017 OUTREACH
to Academia, Good-Gov't Groups, Etc.

 

 

Government Justice Center

October 24, 2017 e-mail from Empire Center

CJA's October 24, 2017 e-mail

Gov't Justice Center's October 27, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: RE: Governt Justice Center Appying for Help"

CJA's October 27, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: wonderful, wonderful!..."

 

Rockefeller Institute of Government

CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Rockefeller Institute of Government--
Deputy Director of Operations Robert Bullock
--
"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"


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

April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

April 18, 2017 e-mail from Richard Brodsky

April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

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

CJA's July 20, 2017 e-mail to Rockefeller Institute of Government --
"Subject: STILL in search of scholarship..."

Rockefeller Institute webpages on:
 constitutional convention   Researchers   Board

July 20, 2017 automated e-mail response from Rockefeller Institute/Bullock

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

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"GOOD GOVERNMENT" ORGANIZATIONS

 

NYPIRG (New York State Public Interest Group)

CJA's April 14, 2017 e-mail to NYPIRG --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"

CJA's July 18, 2017 e-mail to NYPIRG --
"Subject: CJA's citizen-taxpayer actions -- AND defendants Comptroller DiNapoli & Attorney General Schneiderman" 

CJA's July 18, 2017 e-mail to NYPIRG --
"Subject -- ALSO..."

CJA's July 31, 2017 e-mail to NYPIRG --
"Subject: Follow-up -- NYPIRG & citizen action of ordinary citizens"

CJA's July 31, 2017 e-mail to NYPIRG --
"Subject: what is NYPIRG's evidence as to the empirical difference between 'full-time' and 'part-time' legislators?

CJA's August 1, 2017 e-mail to NYPRIG--
"Subject: Thank you -- Developing effective strategies for advancing NYPIRG's 'good government' agenda"

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OF NOTE: 

October 2004: NYPIRG report: Reform New York: 10 Steps on the Path to Change Albany

VIDEO:  Legislature's January 24, 2017 budget hearing -- NYPIRG at 10:37 hours

January 24, 2017 written testimony of Alex Bornemisza, chair/NYPIR student board of directors

 

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BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE
& Constitutional Law Professor Eric Lane

CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Brennan Center for Justice -- Democracy Program & to Professor Eric Lane --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"

CJA's July 21, 2017 e-mail to Brennan Center for Justice & to Professor Eric Lane --
"Subject: CONTINUING OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action challenging the unconstitionality & unlawfulness of the NYS budget -- and the dysfunction & corruption underlying it and which it engenders"

& e-mail with missing link:


& here to Professor Lane's secretary -- & her responding email

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COMMON CAUSE-NEW YORK

CJA's April 14, 2017 e-mail to Common Cause-NY --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017" 

CJA's August 1, 2017 e-mail to Common Cause-North Carolina, with cc to Common Cause-NY --
"Subject: BRAVO & HOORAY to Common Cause-North Carolina on its important lawuist vs the North Carolina Legislature for constitutional violations"

Common Cause April 19, 2017 press release:
"Common Cause Suit Challenges North Carolina Legislature"

April 19, 2017 lawsuit complaint

Common Cause April 20, 2017 press release:
"Common Cause and NC citizens file lawsuit challenging constitutionality

 of legislature's surprise special session
"

Common Cause/North Carolina

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CITIZENS UNION

CJA's April 14, 2017 e-mail to Citizens Union --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action:
March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget --
returnable April 28, 2017"  

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

click here for: CJA's webpage on building a People's Constitutional Convention


LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE STATE OF NY

CJA's April 14, 2017 e-mail to League of Women Voters of the State of NY --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"


REINVENT ALBANY

CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Reinvent Albany --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"


EMPIRE CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY

CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Empire Center for Public Policy --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"


CITIZENS BUDGET COMMISSION

CJA's April 14, 2017 e-mail to Citizens Budget Commission --
"Subject: OPPORTUNITY/OBLIGATION -- citizen-taxpayer action: March 29, 2017 OSC for declaration of unconstitutionality & unlawfulness of NYS budget -- returnable April 28, 2017"

 

RECLAIM NEW YORK

April 13, 2017 message

April 13, 2017 e-mail --
"Jesse McKinley's knowingly false/election-rigging journalism"

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Jeanne Zaino, Professor of Political Science -- Iona College

CJA's April 13, 2017 e-mail --
"Jesse McKinley's NYT article quoting you --
& scholarship on Cuomo & his budgets"

CJA's October 23, 2017 e-mail -- 
"EMERGENCY: Journal News/Lohud, as Conduit for the Public's Questions,
is Rigging Tomorrow's Debate for Westchester County Executive"     correction

 

SUNY - Albany

CJA's April 17, 2017 e-mail to Judith Duckor/Secretary to the Vice-President for Research James Dias -- SUNY/Albany

Judith Duckor's April 17, 2017 response & CJA's reply

CJA's July 20, 2017 e-mail to Judith Duckor

July 20, 2017 e-mail from Vice President for Research James Dias -- & CJA's reply

webpage Professor Julie Novkov

webpage of Professor Laura Wittern-Keller

Researching New York 2016 conference  Professor Richard Hamm

 

 

NEW DIRECTIONS --

 

VOLCKER ALLIANCE

Volcker Alliance -- State & Local Programs

December 2015 working paper: "Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in State Budget Transparency"

December 7, 2015 program

CJA's August 18, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: VIDEOS & Primary-Source Evidence for Scholarship on the New York State Budget"

 

 CUNY INSTITUTE FOR STATE & LOCAL GOVERNANCE

CJA's August 21, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: VIDEOS & Primary-Source Evidence for Scholarship on the NYS Budget & NYS Governance"

 

 

Cornell Institute for Public Affairs --
Public Service Exchange & Capstone

CJA's August 22, 2017 e-mail  --
"Subject: Empowering Students -- & Bringing Transparency & Integrity to the NYS Budget & Governance..."

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May 5, 2010 - Reinvent Albany event, co-sponsored by other "good gov't" groups

September 17, 2017:
"Assemblyman Farrell on 42 years in Albany", WPIX (Marvin Scott)

 

 

 

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