Thursday, May 14, 2015

Glenwood uses stealth & cash to buy results in Albany - Albany Times Union

Real estate giant uses loopholes in the law to keep its political donations anonymous
By Chris Bragg
Published 8:17 pm, Saturday, May 9, 2015
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A tide of anonymous money has flowed into a campaign to stop the project, which Glenwood opposes. Yet its donors have remained secret thanks to a loophole in state ethics law.
Proponents of the transfer station see the fingerprints of the real estate giant. "It's been like running into a buzz saw," said Eddie Bautista, executive director of NYC Environmental Justice Alliance. "They hired three sectors of professional hit men – the lawyers, the lobbying firms, the PR firms."

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