October 7, 2019 - Good Government Group Supports Ranked Choice Voting, Increasing Oversight of NYPD, Modifications to the City Budget, and Changes to Land Use Review; Opposes Proposed Changes to Ethics Rule.
February 7, 2019 - Spending in the Shadows Executive Summary
February 7, 2019 - Spending in the Shadows Executive Budget
March 28, 2018 - Today, Citizens Union released Spending in the Shadows: Nonspecific Funding in the FY 2019 New York State Executive Budget.
New Yorkers need a clear way to be informed of billions budgeted, without any public reporting from the New York State Assembly or State Senate, over the past five years.
March 21, 2017 - There is little, if any, public disclosures in reporting on how these funds are eventually spent, involving whom, and what elected officials are involved.
Spending in the Shadows Nonspecific Funding in the FY 2018 New York State Enacted Budget Download as a PDF: Spending…
Citizens Union Report Finds Nonspecific Discretionary “Lump Sum Funds” Persist & Grow In State Budget
September 29, 2016 - Citizens Union released the latest edition of the budget report "Spending in the Shadows."