*They have only been ‘in office’ for only a couple weeks. The rest of the time they are partying, collecting HUGE speaking fees(AOC), and just fμ©king US over.
“The Post obtained the fundraising lists kept by put-upon donors who are repeatedly hit up for campaign cash.”
“Leading the way is the newly emboldened Democratic majority in the state Senate. Democrats wrested control of the chamber in last fall’s elections and now hold 40 of 63 seats. The Democrats also hold a 2-1 majority in the 150-seat Assembly.”
“Senate Democrats in particular are cashing in on their new power, one government watchdog said.”
“The new Senate majority is trying to strike while the iron is hot. Money is still the mother’s milk of politics,” said John Kaehny, executive director of Reinvent Albany. “The pay-to-play culture is alive and well as long as Albany plays under the current rules.”
“Albany fundraisers depend on big checks from people reliant on government actions: public employee unions, insurers, the real estate industry, health care providers, business interests and not-for-profit groups, as well as lobbyists seeking access for their clients.”