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How Cuomo’s Bid to Clean Up Albany Backfired — NYMag

In 2011, Cuomo had urged business and civic leaders to become a more forceful presence in Albany, particularly as a counterweight to labor unions. The resulting Committee to Save New York rapidly became the state’s biggest single lobbyist, raising and spending at least $15 million and running TV and radio ads that backed Cuomo’s (ultimately successful) proposals for capping local property taxes and reducing the cost of public-employee pensions.

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