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Water Supply

Materials from Program: Running Out of Water? The Future of Water Supply, Quantity, and Quality, June 3, 2009

Welfare

Letter to Governor Pataki Regarding Welfare-Related Proposals in the Executive Budget ( PDF format )
Letter to the New York State Legislature expressing support for A.9807-B which would increase the basic welfare grant for needy New Yorkers ( PDF format )
Letter to the NYS Legislature urging that legislation be sponsored that would add an additional energy allowance to NYS's public assistance grant ( PDF format )
Report on A.11297/S.8416 which would allow baccalaureate and advanced degree programs to count towards the work participation rate for public assistance recipients (May 2008) ( PDF format )
Report on A.2471/S.2323 which would allow for baccalaureate and advanced degree programs and certain educational and training activity to count towards the work participation rate (Reissued February 2011) ( PDF format )
Report regarding A.1827 which would expand the number of educational and training activities that would count toward required work participation hours for public assistance recipients (June 2009) ( PDF format )
Welfare Reform in New York City: The Measure of Success

Western Sahara

Letter to the UN Secretary General regarding peacekeeping in Western Sahara (MINURSO) (April 2013) ( PDF format )
Letter to the UN Secretary General regarding peacekeeping in Western Sahara (MINURSO) (March 2010) ( PDF format )
Letter to the United Nations Secretary General urging that the Secretary-General and members of the United Nations Security Council expand MINURSO's mandate to include monitoring and reporting of human rights violations (March 2014) ( PDF format )
Report on Legal Issues Involved in the Western Sahara Dispute: Use of Natural Resources (April 2011) ( PDF format )
Testimony before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly on the legal issues involved in the Western Sahara dispute (October 2012) ( PDF format )
The Legal Issues Involved in the Western Sahara Dispute: The Principle of Self-Determination (June 2012) ( PDF format )

Wildlife, including Hunting, Wildlife Management, and Endangered Species

Comments concerning the Bird Hazard Reduction Program for JFK International Airport (October 2013) ( PDF format )
Comments on a proposal to include the killer whale “Lolita” as a protected member of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale Distinct Population Segment under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (March 2014) ( PDF format )
Letter regarding the unlicensed private possession of wildlife (February 2010) ( PDF format )
Letter to Governor Pataki urging him to sign S. 7616 which would prohibit the knowing possession, sale, barter, transfer, exchange or import of certain wild animals as pets ( PDF format )
Letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commenting on Service's proposed amendments to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices (June 2012) ( PDF format )
Letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urging the African lion be added as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (January 2013) ( PDF format )
Letter to the United State Department of the Interior urging action be taken to prevent or delay the extinction of endangered species and to ensure that their habitat is preserved (February 2009) ( PDF format )
Letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding a proposal to remove the Gray Wolf for the list of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (October 2013) ( PDF format )
Report in support of HR 3029 which would prohibit the trade, both domestic and international of bear viscera ( PDF format )
Report on A.1756/S.1039 which would permit each county to restrict, limit or prohibit trapping within is municipal limits (Reissued February 2013) ( PDF format )
Report on A.3661/S.4074 which would make it unlawful for any person to organize, promote, conduct or participate in any contest where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the greatest number of wildlife (May 2013) ( PDF format )
Report on A.524/S.712 which would require signage to be posted around public locations where hunting, fishing or trapping may be occurring (June 2014) ( PDF format )
Report on A.8790-A/S.6589-A which relates to any adoption by the department of environmental conservation of a management plan concerning mute swans (Reissued December 2014) ( PDF format )
Report on A.8824-A, S.7040, and S.7194 which would prohibit the sale, purchase, trade, barter and distribution ivory articles, subject to certain exceptions (June 2014) ( PDF format )
Report supporting A.1835/S.2142 which would amend the environmental conservation law to allow each county in New York State by local law or ordinance to restrict, limit or prohibit trapping within its municipal limits ( PDF format )

Women in Combat

Letter to Congress regarding S.3182 which would eliminating the ground combat exclusion policy for female members of the Armed Forces (November 2012) ( PDF format )

Women in Workforce

Best Practices for the Hiring, Training, Retention and Advancement of Women Attorneys ( PDF format )
Letter regarding notification of the Expressing at Work Bill in materials distributed to new mothers in maternal health care facilities (February 2010) ( PDF format )
Letter to Bureau of Labor Statistics re: decision to discontinue collecting data on women workers in the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey after July 2005 ( PDF format )

Women's Rights

Letter to Governor Cuomo highlighting women's reproductive rights and implementation of expressing at work legislation as issues to be considered during his term (January 2011) ( PDF format )
Report in support A.8070, the Women’s Equality Act (June 2013) ( PDF format )
Report in support of the Governor's Women’s Equality Act (June 2013) ( PDF format )
Report on legislation which would positively impact the lives of women and girls in New York State (September 2013) ( PDF format )

Worker Rights

Letter regarding enforcing and monitoring worker's rights at the NYU Abu Dhabi Campus and the Guggenheim's Abu Dhabi Site (December 2010) ( PDF format )

Workplace Accomodations, Pregnant Women

Flier Alerting New Mothers that Federal and State Law Provides them with the Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work IN ENGLISH ( PDF format )
Para Las Madres Lactantes: “Exprésense” ¡Usen el extractor de leche en su trabajo! (Flier Alerting New Mothers that Federal and State Law Provides them with the Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work IN SPANISH) ( PDF format )
Report on A.1264-A/S.5880 which would amend NYS Executive Law to require the provision of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women in the workplace, absent undue hardship on the employer (Reissued June 2014) ( PDF format )

Wrongful convictions

Report on legislative initiatives with regard to reviewing wrongful convictions ( PDF format )
Undoing Time: A Proposal for Compensation for Wrongful Imprisonment of Innocent Individuals (October 2010) ( PDF format )


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