Articles By Josefa Velasquez

New York Primary category in which blog post is published

Facing ‘Sex and the City’ Actress, Cuomo Ramps Up Spending

Cuomo campaign spends twice as much as it did fending off left-flank challenger Zephyr Teachout in 2014

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Paul Ryan-tied Super PAC Reports Last-Minute Spending in Bellwether Ohio Race

The Congressional Leadership Fund has spent almost $290,000 on advertising expenses supporting Republican congressional candidate Troy Balderson for Ohio’s 12th Congressional district.

Michigan Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite Ties to Opposition, Michigan High Court Approves Redistricting Measure for November Ballot

In a 4-3 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that an independent redistricting ballot initiative can appear before voters in November.

Michigan Primary category in which blog post is published

Judges Deciding Michigan Redistricting Measure Rake in Campaign Contributions from Opposition-Linked Groups

The justices on Michigan's Supreme Court that will decide the fate of a proposal to create an independent redistricting commission have received $336,000 from people and groups affiliated with the opposition.

New York Primary category in which blog post is published

Attempting to Show Small-Donor Support, Cuomo Pads Numbers with Allies

Donations from individuals for $250 or less accounted for $63,694 of Cuomo’s $5.85 million haul, or 1.09 percent of the amount he’s raised since mid-January

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

They’re Sanctuary Jurisdictions, so Why Are They Contracting With ICE?

Areas billed as safe havens for undocumented immigrants seeking reprieve are continuing to contract with ICE despite being labeled as “sanctuary” jurisdictions.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Who Is Making Money from ICE in Your State?

Hundreds of for-profit and nonprofit corporations have pulled in billions of dollars worth of ICE contracts in recent years. See where these ICE operations take place and where the corporations are headquartered.