Tuesday, August 01, 2006

A Warm Relationship?

The Daily News and Capitol Confidential cover a report from Common Cause NY that reveals the cozy relationship between the state's power companies and the legislators that are supposed to regulate and oversee them. Specifically, the energy industry has spent $12 million since 2003 on lobbying and campaign contributions to key state-level politicians. Not suprisingly, Con Edison, which has been in so much hot water lately, was among the biggest givers.

Categories: General, Campaign Finance

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