Articles on the Constitution by Elizabeth Kolbert

News Coverage:

New York Times
Tuesday, September 8, 1987
"Ironically, because the voters in New York State have no power of initiative, no matter how many signatures We the People collects - and so far the total is about 30,000 - petitions alone will never put any issue to a public vote.  The only...
This news article appeared in the New York Times back in 1987 and provides a linear perspective as to the decades of effort by certain grassroots citizen activists who have attempted -- and thus far been unsuccessful -- to get initiative and referendum enacted into law in New York State.
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