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Gov. of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello-Nevares, Gov. of New York, Andrew Cuomo, and Adjutant General of Puerto Rico, Brig. Gen. Isabelo Rivera, visit the flooded communities of Condado and Isla Verde, San Juan and Carolina, P.R. on Sept. 22, 2017.Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNGPAO

Cuomo Campaign Bolstered by Puerto Rico Bondholders Causing Austerity in the Territory

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Puerto Rico this week to help rebuilding efforts. But his reelection campaign has accepted five-figure donations from top financial executives whose firms’ demands have led to austerity measures there.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published
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A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.