Consider how much has changed in the past 20 years, since the last vote for the Constitutional Convention. What do you think will change in the next 20, when we will next vote on a Constitutional Convention? Are you satisfied with the status quo? What is your vision for our children’s New York?
New York’s economy is large enough to support comprehensive, independent and progressive reform. If states were countries, New York’s economy would make us the 11th largest country in the world, ahead of South Korea and just behind Canada. We produce this wealth with just one-third of Korea’s workers. If New York were a country, what should our Constitution say?
Here are some of our ideas.
We have incorporated thoughtful and well-researched recommendations from SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government, New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, Committee for a Constitutional Convention, Citizens Union, New Kings Democrats, New York Says Yes Coalition, Forward March NY, The League of Women Voters of New York State,
We will update these and will add others, based on your comments.
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