Articles on the Constitution by Michael R. Long
Monday, January 1, 2007
"Another, very different change would be to bring initiative, referendum and recall to this state. Many other states adopted these reforms early last century; it's time for New York to catch up. As you know, initiative and referendum allow...
The following is a 2007 guest editorial opinion offered in the New York Post from the the Honorable Mike Long, Chairman of the New York State Conservative Party, making a strong case as to how initiative and referendum, if enacted in New York, would empower citizens to make an end-run around powerful special interests that dominate the state legislature and have continually held-up real reform.