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 β†’ Eyes on the Ties

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Striking Chicago Teachers Are Taking On The Billionaire Class That Is Robbing Students & Neighborhoods

Striking Chicago Teachers Are Taking On The Billionaire Class That Is Robbing Students & Neighborhoods Striking teachers are demanding better conditions for their whole community instead of billionaire handouts. Read More β†’ 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 β†’ 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 β†’ Eyes on the Ties

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New Report Shows Trump & Wall Street Ties, Polluting Effects of Proposed Danskammer Gas Plant

New Report Shows Trump & Wall Street Ties, Polluting Effects of Proposed Danskammer Gas Plant Photo: Mriya Wall Street and the fossil fuel industry are pushing for yet another fracked-gas power plant in New York State. Danskammer Energy LLC, owned by private equity firm Tiger Infrastructure Partners, is proposing a new 525-575 megawatt gas-fired power plant in the Town of Newburgh, New York. If built, the plant will lock in … Read More β†’ Eyes on the Ties

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Will Andrew Cuomo Finally Shut down the CPV Fracked Gas Power Plant?

Will Andrew Cuomo Finally Shut down the CPV Fracked Gas Power Plant? . The Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) 680-megawatt fracked gas power plant in Wawayanda, New York has been dealt a blow. Last week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation declined to renew a crucial air permit the plant requires to begin operations in the state. The plant needed to have a Title V Clean … Read More β†’ Eyes on the Ties

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CPV Ramped up Lobbying over 400% To Protect Fracked Gas Plant Amidst Percoco Scandal

CPV Ramped up Lobbying over 400% To Protect Fracked Gas Plant Amidst Percoco Scandal   CPV Ramped up Lobbying over 400% To Protect Fracked Gas Plant Amidst Percoco Scandal By Derek Seidman April 23, 2018 LittleSis About Donate Fossil Fuels Fracking Regional Power Revolving Door Joseph Percoco heads up the steps to his corruption trial in Jan. 2018 As the indictment of top Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco loomed over Albany last year, Competitive Power Ventures took no chances when it came to protecting and advancing its controversial fracked gas power…

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