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As ConCon Debate Heats Up, Heastie Declares Opposition

While it will be several months before the airwaves are flooded with special interest-backed ad campaigns warning of the potential “dangers” of a constitutional convention, in Albany, legislative leaders are beginning to speak out on the issue. On Saturday, February 18, at Black and Latino Caucus weekend, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a Bronx Democrat, had [...]

As ConCon Debate Heats Up, Heastie Declares Opposition2017-03-04T12:13:56-05:00

Donate to the No NY Convention Fund

New York's political insiders are throwing a party, and we aren't invited. In November, voters will be asked to decide if New York will hold a convention to rewrite our constitution. This "Politicians' Convention" would be a multi-million dollar boondoggle funded by our tax dollars... and would give Albany insiders and special interest groups the [...]

Donate to the No NY Convention Fund2017-03-04T10:48:32-05:00

Why a New York State Constitutional Convention is a VERY BAD idea and Must Be Defeated at the Polls in November | Ed In The Apple

On November 7th 2017 there will be a simple question, with significant consequences on the ballot across the State of New York: “Shall there be a convention to reise the constitution and amend the same?” The constitution is a lengthy, a very lengthy document that is constitution, a bill of rights and by-laws rolled into [...]

Why a New York State Constitutional Convention is a VERY BAD idea and Must Be Defeated at the Polls in November | Ed In The Apple2017-03-02T05:39:48-05:00

Pandora’s Box: Get the Facts About a Constitutional Convention

  PDF Version Under the New York State Constitution (Article 19, §2), the people of the Empire State are asked every 20 years a seemingly simple ballot question: "Shall there be a convention to re- vise the constitution and amend same?" These 12 simple words will appear on the top of the ballot on Nov. [...]

Pandora’s Box: Get the Facts About a Constitutional Convention2017-01-21T21:47:48-05:00