States

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Gillibrand Has Received Big Campaign Donations from Puerto Rico Bondholders

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand joins four liberal colleagues in sponsoring a bill to cancel Puerto Rico’s massive debt. But she has accepted campaign donations from executives of several hedge funds profiting from Puerto Rico’s obligations.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

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.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Government Employees Donate to White Supremacist Candidate

One foreign affairs officer, a county supervisor and two public university professors have made contributions to the House campaign of racist and anti-Semite Paul Nehlen.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

In Crowded Upstate Primary, Delgado Heads To Battleground Race

Attorney Antonio Delgado was the fundraising leader in the jam-packed primary, raising $2.28 million this election cycle.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Challengers Fight Corporate Money in Tuesday’s Primaries

Candidates challenging incumbent Democrats refused to accept corporate PAC money, in contrast to their opponents