Insurance-backed lobbying group attacking universal healthcare in NY is also funded by public hospital and cancer research center

Insurance-backed lobbying group attacking universal healthcare in NY is also funded by public hospital and cancer research center Roswell Park Cancer Center and Erie County Medical Center belong to lobbying group working to protect health insurance profits Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Museum and college donations help clean up Paul Saffrin’s image, but not the generations of pollution his company caused

Museum and college donations help clean up Paul Saffrin’s image, but not the generations of pollution his company caused Local institutions rehabilitate Tonawanda Coke owner’s image as the state considers public subsidies for developer who bought polluted site Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Wealthy developers cash in as cost of Buffalo tax break rises to $66.9 million

Wealthy developers cash in as cost of Buffalo tax break rises to $66.9 million Tax break for mixed-use development has been abused to force property owners and renters to pay taxes for luxury lofts Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor

“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor Jon Williams is hailed as a green energy hero, but he is not the environmental champion his public image portrays Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Buffalo Banks Are Financing the Climate Crisis

Buffalo Banks Are Financing the Climate Crisis Buffalo’s biggest banks are lending hundreds of millions to fossil fuel companies and funding a lobbying effort against climate action in New York. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Former Buffalo mayor Masiello lobbies for the city government and companies doing business with the city

Former Buffalo mayor Masiello lobbies for the city government and companies doing business with the city Anthony Masiello was hired as a lobbyist by the City of Buffalo, creating conflicts of interest with his other clients who do business with the city. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Wealthy Cuomo donors are poised to profit from New York State cannabis legalization

Wealthy Cuomo donors are poised to profit from New York State cannabis legalization Andrew Cuomo promised to empower poor communities – but who will reap the financial benefits of cannabis legalization? Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Nick Sinatra just got a major state development deal, owes hundreds of thousands in property taxes (again)

Nick Sinatra just got a major state development deal, owes hundreds of thousands in property taxes (again) We exposed Nick Sinatra’s $1.2 million in back taxes earlier this year. The developer just got millions of dollars in subsidies to build in Canalside, even though he’s behind on his taxes again. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Buffalo’s Immigrant Detention Profiteers

Buffalo’s Immigrant Detention Profiteers Several prominent Buffalo real estate developers have been quietly bringing in millions of dollars from leases to the agencies executing Trump’s brutal policies at the border. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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