There is strong opposition to the constitutional convention among members of both parties and other demographic groups.
As a vote on a state constitutional convention approaches on Election Day, we're highlighting the top reasons to vote Yes, starting with the need to end gerrymandering in NY. A convention would be held in 2019, with any amendments approved by delegates appearing on the general election ballot for final voter approval that year.
We are being asked to vote on a referendum to have or not to have a state constitutional convention. Make your legislators accountable for the changes needed. The best chance for an honest redistricting system is a citizen-driven constitutional convention. The resulting convention's proposals were rejected by voters two years later.
"So, the decision of whether or not NY should hold a Constitutional Convention in 2019 will likely be decided by a small minority of New Yorkers - those who both vote in Tuesday's election, and keep in mind to flip the ballot to the back to vote on ConCon", he said in a statement.
A constitutional convention is not a waste of money: Detailed analyses show that in 2017 dollars, the 1967 convention would have cost as low as $47 million, not the "hundreds of millions" price tag bandied about.
The Constitutional Convention comes up for a vote every 20 years.
Question facing voters: Should corrupt public officials be stripped of pensions? Legislators - who still have a hand in the redistricting process, despite a "reform" three years ago - simply won't do this. How has that been working for us? They contend that gerrymandered, well-financed senators and assembly members, with their unlimited terms of office, are more accountable, while convention delegates, who can not run for re-election, will be "unanswerable" to the public who put them in their seats. Fourteen other states have similar mechanisms in place to periodically ask voters about convening a convention to revise their state's governing charter.
NYPeoplesConvention.org launches Your Official Guide to the NYS Constitutional Convention Vote. The reason that this question is on the ballot is that the Adirondack and Catskill Park forest preserves are protected under the "Forever Wild" clause of the New York State Constitution, which limits development in these areas to protect their natural wilderness character.
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link . The medical research company reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.07.
In reality, the vegan lifestyle is a manageable one and here are some simple recipes that you can try on this World Vegan Day. Whether you're full-on vegan, vegetarian or you enjoy the occasional salad, Tampa is the place to be.
Fulton Bank increased Public Svc Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) stake by 11,638 shares to 28,403 valued at $1.22 million in 2017Q2. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) belongs to Financial sector, the firm standing on a contradictory position.
Dlamini added that, while people should not be prosecuted through the media, Jordaan was a well-known public figure. During a Radio 702 show on Tuesday evening, Ferguson indicated that she would consider legal action.
During current year the company's forecasts over growth are 105% while for the next year analysts' growth estimation is -566.7%. IFP Advisors Inc increased its position in shares of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P by 19.8% in the second quarter.
It is now under the control of an alliance of extremists and former members of the "Shura Council of the Derna Mujahideen". The council called for "lifting the siege imposed on the city and allowing the entry of humanitarian aid into the city".
The National Academy of Medicine places the medical and societal costs of premature birth at $26 billion annually. The March of Dimes gives "A" grades to states that have a preterm birth rate of 8.1 percent or lower.
North America is the largest production and consumption region in the world, while China is fastest growing region . A detailed segmentation analysis of the Thermal Spray Coatings market is available in the report .
It is positive, as 45 investors sold HUM shares while 181 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. On October 9 the company was changed to "Neutral" in a report from JP Morgan a cut from the previous "Overweight" rating.
The biotechnology company reported $6.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.70 by $0.61. Pathstone Family Office LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Biogen in the first quarter valued at about $102,000.
Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), HP Inc. (HPQ)
The fund owned 35,095 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock after buying an additional 21,600 shares during the period. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 36,111 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $12,290,739.96.
Renesas to provide chips for Toyota's self-driving cars
Toyota says it will use the 5,000-acre facility to see how self-driving cars perform in "hazardous driving scenarios". Toyota Research Institute (TRI) recently signed an agreement with GoMentum Station to test autonomous vehicles.
Heart Risks From Black Licorice
Pregnant women should also avoid eating black licorice, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health advises. Lastly, the FDA encouraged "moderation", recommending that "large amounts" of licorice shouldn't be consumed in one sitting.
Sridevi-Jhanvi In Mr India Remake?
It will indeed be interesting to see both Sridevi and Jhanvi Kapoor together onscreen which also marks their first film together. However, this time the film will revolve around Miss India and that will be Jhanvi's character.
Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie launched: Price, specs and more
In terms of photography, the Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie features a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and LED flash. Coming to the new K9 Smart Selfie, it also features 4G along with VoLTE support which is a good option at this price.
Demi Lovato Goes As 'Hottest Cop Ever' For Halloween
A few days ago, she revealed her Aaliyah costume , which ended up upsetting a few fans who debated over the look on Twitter . Demi got in on the act first, posting a snap of her transformed from head to toe as Selena on Saturday night.