Manchin added a bill rider in July supporting the fossil fuel industry’s position on a major “clean hydrogen” tax credit after his longtime confidante Larry Puccio was hired to lobby by a gas company seeking the benefits.
Susie Wiles of Mercury Public Affairs, a senior advisor to Trump's campaign, is lobbying for Swisher as it fights a proposal meant to reduce youth smoking.
Dewey Square Group, where Minyon Moore leads State and Local Affairs, was paid millions of dollars last year by a Lyft-funded industry group fighting state labor protections.
Billionaire Harlan Crow gave $5,000 in June to a super PAC backing the No Labels 2024 presidential plan, one of more than a dozen real estate executives giving to the limitless spending group.
Billionaire investor Howard Marks and private equity executives with firms like Bain Capital and Neuberger Berman made earmarked donations through a No Labels PAC this year.
A limitless "housekeeping" account is being used to rake in donations this year from casino developers, DoorDash, and healthcare groups that are lobbying the state.
Real estate titans and gaming companies behind casino proposals in Times Square, Hudson Yards, and Coney Island recently donated to Gov. Kathy Hochul, with a hotly-contested licensing process underway.