“Pay-to-play in Albany”: Hospitals gave Gov. Andrew Cuomo a campaign booster shot
(From The New York Post)
Overall, the audit shows a “systematic pay-to-play culture in Albany,” says Adam Andrzejewski, CEO of OpenTheBooks.com, a nonprofit which has compiled a comprehensive database of US public sector expenditures.
The pattern of patronage in New York state amounts to “a legalized money-laundering scheme aimed at monetizing incumbent political power.”
Cuomo has received $6.2 million since 2014 from 347 companies who then made $7 billion from state contracts.
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