Press Releases

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Bill Samuels, one of the founders of, Effective NY, a non-partisan organization dedicated to helping New Yorkers create a more effective State Constitution, applauded reports that Governor Cuomo has told Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos that he will not further invoke the Message of Necessity clause in the State Constitution during the legislature’s closing session.

 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Effective NY, a non-partisan organization dedicated to helping New Yorkers create a more effective State Constitution, announced today the winner of its first ever New York State law school state constitutional essay competition. SUNY Professor and leading state constitutional law scholar Gerald Benjamin announced that recent Albany Law School graduate Patrick Woods was chosen for his essay about a constitutional amendment to address lieutenant gubernatorial succession in Albany. 

 

 

 

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