Articles on the Constitution by Howard Healy

Opinion Editorial:

Albany Times Union
Howard Healy
Wednesday, August 18, 2004
"Unfortunately, initiative and referendum can come to New York state only if the legislative leaders agree to set the process in motion. It would require a constitutional amendment, which means two separately elected legislatures must vote to put it...
This 2004 editorial from the Times Union demonstrates the challenges to initiative and referendum becoming a reality in New York State -- and how these "direct democracy" resources could be beneficial to the Empire State.
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