Jun 20, 2006

Is There a 'Pay-to-Play' Culture in NYC Politics? Students’ Capstone Project Presses the Issue

A new Capstone report examines 2005 donations to New York City political campaigns for the Campaign Finance Board, measuring the extent of political influence exerted by contributors. The report by the Wagner student team -- including Mary Fischietto, Eric Friedman, Paul Nelson, Anat Tamir and Kara Merrill Verma -- prompted coverage in the New York Times. Click here to read the article.

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