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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
Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

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Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.