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Lost in the Shadows: The Fight for a Senate Vote on Wetlands Protection Legislation

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Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice

Author(s): Lawrence Norden; Jeremy Creelan

Topic: Environment (Parks, nature reserves, and open spaces)
Government (Legislative power and procedure)

Keywords: Democracy; NY Reform

Type: Report

Abstract:

This report details how the leadership of the New York Senate used legislative rules to stymie public debate and consideration of a widely supported piece of legislation.