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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Why is the University of Michigan Financing the Billionaire Oilman Who’s Bankrolling the Texas Far Right?

Why is the University of Michigan Financing the Billionaire Oilman Who’s Bankrolling the Texas Far Right? The University of Michigan and Michigan State have tens of millions invested in the private equity fund that finances the business operations of Tim Dunn, the billionaire oilman who is bankrolling the Texas extreme right. 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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NY budget watchdog’s climate recommendations reflect priorities of corporations and lobbyists on its board

NY budget watchdog’s climate recommendations reflect priorities of corporations and lobbyists on its board The Citizens Budget Commission advocated embracing natural gas and expanding nuclear subsidies among other pro-corporate recommendations 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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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 → 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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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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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 → Eyes on the Ties

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