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Legislative Session Updates

Rolling news and updates through the 2019 legislative session.

During the legislative session, Audubon New York works with lawmakers to advance critical policies that ensure a cleaner, healthier New York State for birds and people.

For more information or to request an interview with an Audubon staff member, please contact Sharon Bruce, Communications Manager at sbruce@audubon.org

Here are the latest developments:

Testimony Before the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation
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Testimony Before the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

On February 12, 2019, Erin McGrath, Audubon New York Policy Manager testified on the Climate and Community Protection Act.

MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Prohibit Offshore Drilling
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Prohibit Offshore Drilling

Audubon New York strongly supports A.2574 (Englebright) / S.2316 (Kaminksy) and Article VII TED - Part I

MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT -  Menhaden
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Menhaden

Audubon New York supports A.2571 (Englebright) / S.2317 (Kaminsky)

Bipartisan Bill in U.S. House Seeks to Reduce Birds Collisions with Federal Buildings
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Bipartisan Bill in U.S. House Seeks to Reduce Birds Collisions with Federal Buildings

As many as a billion birds die each year in window strikes; federal government can lead in cost-neutral, bird-friendly planning

The Environmental Proposals That Will Make the Biggest Impact on New York’s Birds and Other Wildlife
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2019 “State of the State” Environmental Proposals

Where will we make the biggest impact on New York's birds and other wildlife?

Top Priorities for New York State's 2019 Budget
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Top Priorities for New York State's 2019 Budget

The following testimony is being presented to the New York State legislature by Audubon New York's Policy Manager, Erin McGrath.

2019 Conservation Policy Resolutions
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2019 Conservation Policy Resolutions

Presented by Audubon New York and the Audubon Council of New York State

2019 Policy Positions
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2019 Policy Positions

How to advance the protection of birds and the places they need in 2019.

Legislative Session Updates
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Legislative Session Updates

Rolling news and updates through the 2019 legislative session.