New York State faces a wide range of sustainability challenges that differ from region to region. NYLCV issues policy agendas that lay out specific legislative and budgetary remedies tailored to different levels of government and regions of the state. They serve as practical blueprints to help guide elected officials, policymakers, political candidates, voters, and the general public toward a more sustainable future.

Publications

Our 2019 State Policy Agenda focuses on five major issue areas: ensuring adequate funding for the environment, addressing the causes and effects of climate change, protecting the health of New Yorkers and their communities, conservation of natural resources, and protecting agricultural lands. (Download PDF)

Our Scorecard examined voting and sponsorship records key environmental bills in each house of the legislature, covering clean energy, public health, transportation, and more. (Download PDF)

Our annual New York City Scorecard evaluates each member on their environmental record. (Download PDF)

Each year, NYLCV’s NYC Chapter Board works closely with leading environmental, energy, conservation, public health, environmental justice, and transportation organizations to identify and advocate for solutions to New York City’s most pressing environmental issues. (Download PDF)