What's a Goo Goo?
"Goo Goo" is a nickname for what many call the "Good Government" groups. They operate around the country with the goal of helping to make government more responsive to citizens. One of the leading "Goo Goo" groups in Albany is the New York Public Interest Research Group, or NYPIRG.
Blair Horner is Executive Director of NYPIRG. As part of the #citizenactive project, I spoke to Blair about what NYPIRG does and what it means to be a good government group.
Want to know more about your State Senator or your representative in the State Assembly?
Check out NYPIRG's Legislative Profiles. Tomorrow, we'll talk to Blair about lobbying, lobbyists and legislative priorities.