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NYPIRG ANALYZES ALBANY’S “PAY-TO-PLAY CULTURE” LOBBY FIRMS PUMP IN $1.8 MILLION IN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS OVER PAST YEAR Lobbyists and their clients have always played an outsized role in the funding of political races in New York State. The first section of this report will look at the contributions made by retained lobby firms. The second section, beginning on page 5, will show that the influence of these firms is likely much greater than their direct contributions alone as a result of the practice of “bundling” donations from their clients. DONATIONS FROM LOBBY FIRMS Lobby firms, their PACs, and their employees directly donated $1,838,009.84 to state-level candidates and party committees over the past year.1 This figure represents about 4% of the total money raised during this time, and indicates that lobbyists working for retained firms donated nearly 70,000 times as much money per capita as other state residents. Unlike other jurisdictions, New York does not require disclosure of the identities of the political fundraising intermediaries who aggregate, direct or deliver contributions. However, as the second section of this report will reveal, the probable existence of bundling donations from these firms’ clients means their role in funding New York’s elections is likely to be significantly greater than these staggering numbers indicate. Eighteen (18) states place complete bans on donations from lobbyists or place stronger limits on their donations than on those made by other residents.2 New York City also limits contributions from lobbyists or other individuals doing business with the City. NYPIRG strongly believes that similar limits should be included in a broad campaign finance reform package, which should also lower limits on all donors to candidates and parties, take enforcement and administration of campaign finance law out of the hands of the Board of Elections, require
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“The past year” refers to the most recent twelve-month span for which records are available, covering January 12, 2011 through January 11, 2012.
2

“Prohibited Donors,” National Conference on State Legislatures, www.ncsl.org/legislatureselections/elections/prohibited-donors.aspx.

greater disclosure, and promote reliance on small donors through a public financing system. Pending legislation would appropriately limit the role of lobbyists in political fundraising. A.5869/ S.37 (Kavanagh/ Squadron), which limits lobbyists to $250 per candidate per election and prohibits them from making donations during the months of the legislative session, is an exemplary proposal. 25 Highest-Giving Lobbying Firms
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Firm WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER, LLP BURGOS, TONIO & ASSOCIATES, INC. HINMAN STRAUB ADVISORS LLC GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP CORDO & COMPANY, LLC GOTHAM GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PARKSIDE GROUP, LLC (THE) BOND, SCHOENECK & KING, PLLC HARTER SECREST & EMERY, LLP FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP COZEN O’CONNOR BROWN & WEINRAUB, PLLC GILBERTI STINZIANO HEINTZ & SMITH, P.C MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA LLP RUBENSTEIN ASSOCIATES, INC. ROFFE GROUP P.C. (THE) BOLTON ST. JOHNS, LLC DAVIDOFF MALITO & HUTCHER LLP PARK STRATEGIES, LLC PITTA BISHOP DEL GIORNO & GIBLIN LLC MEARA AVELLA DICKINSON DELBELLO DONNELLAN WEINGARTEN WISE & WIEDERKEHR, LLP LJM RAD LLC STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP Total Donations $177,703 $94,550 $92,169 $89,759 $75,951 $70,850 $65,197 $64,329 $56,870 $51,675 $50,750 $49,693 $48,300 $46,112 $45,275 $37,973 $34,150 $32,750 $30,448 $29,340 $27,905 $27,400 $26,650 $25,200 $21,723

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25 Candidates and Party Committees that Received the Most from Lobbyists Governor Cuomo received the largest share of these donations.

Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 23 24 25

Committee(s) ANDREW CUOMO 2014, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC./ SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE/ NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – HOUSEKEEPING NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC)/ NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE-HOUSEKEEPING (DACC) DINAPOLI 2014 FRIENDS FOR THE ELECTION OF DEAN SKELOS COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON FRIENDS OF SENATOR LIBOUS COMMITTEE (2010) FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT ASSEMBLYMAN JOE MORELLE FRIENDS OF SILVER NYS DEMOCRATIC SENATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (NYS DSCC)/ DEMOCRATIC SENATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – HOUSEKEEPING (DSCC HOUSEKEEPING) NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN CITIZENS FOR HANNON FARRELL 2012 FRIENDS OF SENATOR SEWARD ZELDIN FOR SENATE SALAND FOR SENATE FRIENDS OF SENATOR BRESLIN CONSERVATIVE PARTY NYS (HEADQUARTERS ACCOUNT)/ STATE CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE DEFRANCISCO RE-ELECTION COMMITTEE FRIENDS FOR FUSCHILLO

Total $423,278 $143,539 $91,192 $51,097 $49,723 $40,517 $39,500 $39,344 $38,280 $29,450 $29,350 $28,000 $27,637 $25,055 $23,823 $21,100 $20,350 $18,700 $17,775 $16,650 $16,600 $16,500 $16,350 $16,025 $15,890

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BUNDLING: A CASE-STUDY For years, anecdotes have described the frequent occurrence of “bundling” in Albany. Participants in this practice multiply their political contributions and influence by giving political committees checks written by members, clients, or associates. Other governments, notably New York City’s, require committees to disclose which of their donations were bundled and by whom.3 NYPIRG believes that a similar requirement must be part of broad campaign finance reform at the state level. This information would help voters fully understand the prominent role the lobbyists play in political campaigns and the true sources of candidates’ donors before casting a vote. This information should be made available in an easily understandable format. Since this information is not currently disclosed, it is impossible to know how common bundling is. However, a review of donations made by individuals and organizations with established relationships can indicate instances when this practice may have occurred. The following table presents a case study of likely bundling by examining donations made by entities linked to the lobbying firm Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, LLP. This firm was chosen for this case study due to its significant role in the world of state political fundraising. To be clear, firms engaging in these practices on a state level are breaking no laws and have no obligation at the current time to provide information on these activities. As detailed in the first half of this report, they were one of the largest donors among the state’s lobby firms; of the top firms on this list, they appear to have the highest overlap between direct contributions and those made by their clients. Additionally, several of their clients’ PACs used the firm’s Albany address to register with the Board of Elections, suggesting a more active role than many other firms in dispersing money from clients.4 Finally, they are the principal lobbyist

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Section 3-701 (12) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York defines bundlers as follows: “The term “’intermediary’ shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, political committee, employee organization or other entity which, (i) other than in the regular course of business as a postal, delivery or messenger service, delivers any contribution from another person or entity to a candidate or authorized committee; or (ii) solicits contributions to a candidate or other authorized committee where such solicitation is known to such candidate or his or her authorized committee.”
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For example, the New York Gaming Association uses the firm’s Albany address in both their lobbying and campaign finance reports. Pepsi-Cola Bottler’s PAC is registered in Purchase, but every committee that received a donation from them reported it as coming from the firm’s Albany address.

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for the New York Gaming Association, one of the highest-spending political organizations in 2011. This chart examines donations from the firm itself, its employees, the clients they represent, and some employees of these clients. Members of the New York Gaming Association and the Financial Service Centers of New York, both clients of this firm, are also included. Sixty-two (62) different political committees received donations from various combinations of these individuals and businesses within the time of one week; these donations were often reported on the same day. It should be reiterated that this synchronicity does not mean that bundling necessarily occurred. Several of these clients retained other lobby firms that may have been responsible for delivering these donations.5 For both of these groups and all of the others, it is also feasible that donations were made on the same day to the same committee by coincidence. It is unlikely, however, that there are not at least a few examples of bundling found below. It is notable that 45 of the 70 donations from the firm itself or one of its employees were dated on the same day as a donation from one of their clients. The probability of this happening completely by chance is statistically unfeasible. A state bundling disclosure requirement would remove the guess work as to the role played by lobbyists and others in arranging for political donations. The 287 donations listed in this chart total $559,383. An additional $978,256.87 in donations came from the firm, its clients, or related organizations over the past year, though these donations were not reported by committees during the same weeks in which they reported donations from other clients. Taken together, these numbers total $1,537,639.87, more than 3% of the total money raised by all candidates and state parties during the time period examined. A chart listing each of these donors and their relationship to the firm appears at the end of this report.

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Among the services that lobby firms offer is direction and advice to their clients on how to effectively use campaign contributions to further their clients’ interests.

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Possibly Bundled Donations from Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, LLP
Committee ANDREW CUOMO 2014, INC. ANDREW CUOMO 2014, INC. ANDREW CUOMO 2014, INC. ANDREW CUOMO 2014, INC. ANDREW LANZA FOR STATEN ISLAND ANDREW LANZA FOR STATEN ISLAND CARLUCCI FOR NEW YORK CARLUCCI FOR NEW YORK CATHY YOUNG FOR SENATE CATHY YOUNG FOR SENATE CATHY YOUNG FOR SENATE CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR HANNON CITIZENS FOR SCHIMMINGER CITIZENS FOR SCHIMMINGER CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC CITIZENS TO ELECT JOHN BONACIC COMMITTEE TO ELECT ERIC ADAMS COMMITTEE TO ELECT ERIC ADAMS COMMITTEE TO ELECT ERIC ADAMS Date 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 5/10/2011 2/7/2011 2/7/2011 4/8/2011 4/8/2011 3/8/2011 3/8/2011 3/8/2011 3/30/2011 3/30/2011 3/30/2011 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 10/19/2011 10/19/2011 1/19/2011 1/20/2011 4/26/2011 4/27/2011 8/2/2011 8/9/2011 8/10/2011 8/16/2011 8/16/2011 8/16/2011 8/16/2011 8/16/2011 4/5/2011 4/5/2011 4/5/2011 Amount $250 $3,000 $7,000 $5,000 $400 $2,000 $1,000 $1,000 $600 $500 $2,000 $500 $500 $500 $1,500 $500 $500 $2,000 $50 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $250 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000 $3,000 $5,000 $2,000 $500 $500 $500 Donor ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC THE MCKISSACK GROUP, INC. FEATHERSTONHAUGH,WILEY & CLYNE LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C., INC NY LAW PAC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC LAW PAC OF NEW YORK EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC FEATHERSONHAUGH,WILEY,CLYNE & CORDO, LLP LAW PAC OF NEW YORK CAREMARK RX, INC. FEATHERSONHAUGH,WILEY,CLYNE & CORDO, LLP LAW PAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK GAMING ASSOC. PAC FOREST LAWN GROUP UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NY NYTHA-PAC MONTICELLO RACEWAY MANAGEMENT INC. LAWPAC OF NEW YORK MONTICELLO RACEWAY MANAGEMENT INC. NYTHA-PAC NY GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC YONKERS RACEWAY PAC DELAWARE NORTH COMPANIES, INC. EMPIRE RESORTS INC. GENTING NEW YORK LLC. NY GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC SARATOGA GAMING RESOURCES, LLC. FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP NYTHA PAC YONKERS RACEWAY PAC

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COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MAZIARZ STATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT MCDONALD TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE TO ELECT RUTH THOMPSON COMMITTEE TO ELECT RUTH THOMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT ASSEMBLYMAN JOE MORELLE COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT ASSEMBLYMAN JOE MORELLE COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON COMMITTEE TO RE-ELECT JOHN SAMPSON DEFRANCISCO RE-ELECTION COMMITTEE DEFRANCISCO RE-ELECTION COMMITTEE DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014 DINAPOLI 2014

3/3/2011 3/3/2011 3/3/2011 3/3/2011 3/3/2011 3/3/2011 3/15/2011 3/15/2011 3/15/2011 6/8/2011 6/8/2011 1/9/2012 1/9/2012 7/30/2011 7/30/2011 3/3/2011 3/3/2011 4/14/2011 4/14/2011 4/14/2011 1/12/2012 1/12/2012 1/12/2012 3/17/2011 3/17/2011 2/17/2011 2/23/2011 2/23/2011 2/23/2011 2/23/2011 6/10/2011 6/10/2011

$1,000 $1,000 $750 $750 $750 $750 $500 $500 $500 $500 $1,850 $500 $2,000 $300 $1,000 $500 $500 $1,500 $1,000 $1,000 $500 $2,800 $2,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $2,500 $500 $1,000 $2,500 $500 $500

ENPAC ENPAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE JUST ENERGY NY CORP NYS CEMETRIES PAC PEPSI COLA BOTTLERS PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC FETHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP SARATOGA GAMING RESOURCES, LLC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC SARATOGA GAMINS RESOURCES, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOC OF NY EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH,LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH,WILEY & CLYNE EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC FEATHERSTONAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C., INC. FEATHERSTONHAUGH & WILEY & CLYNE, LLP. LAWPAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK MICHAEL SOBOL NEW YORK CHECK PAC THE PAY-O-MATIC CORP. EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC. EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC

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DINAPOLI 2014 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FARRELL 2012 FRIENDS FOR FUSCHILLO FRIENDS FOR FUSCHILLO FRIENDS OF ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS FRIENDS OF ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS FRIENDS OF ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS FRIENDS OF BETTY LITTLE FRIENDS OF BETTY LITTLE FRIENDS OF CARL E HEASTIE FRIENDS OF CARL E HEASTIE FRIENDS OF EDWARD BRAUNSTEIN FRIENDS OF EDWARD BRAUNSTEIN FRIENDS OF ESPINAL FRIENDS OF ESPINAL FRIENDS OF FRANCISCO MOYA FRIENDS OF FRANCISCO MOYA FRIENDS OF FRANCISCO MOYA FRIENDS OF JAMES GARY PRETLOW FRIENDS OF JAMES GARY PRETLOW FRIENDS OF JAMES GARY PRETLOW FRIENDS OF JAMES GARY PRETLOW

6/10/2011 2/3/2011 2/3/2011 2/3/2011 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 10/31/2011 10/31/2011 10/31/2011 10/31/2011 10/31/2011 10/31/2011 11/7/2011 11/7/2011 11/21/2011 11/22/2011 3/26/2011 3/26/2011 3/23/2011 3/30/2011 3/31/2011 3/16/2011 3/16/2011 3/22/2011 3/22/2011 12/1/2011 12/1/2011 5/12/2011 5/12/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 2/11/2011 2/11/2011 2/11/2011 2/11/2011

$1,000 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $500 $1,000 $1,000 $4,100 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $450 $500 $500 $1,000 $500 $400 $500 $2,500 $150 $2,000 $100 $250 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000

FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY, CLYNE & CORDO, LLP FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP FRANK HOARE NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C., INC. FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C., INC. NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C., INC. CASTLE CHECK CASHING CORP FEATHERSONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP HOWARD STEIN NY CHECK PAC INC NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL LLC PAY-O-MATIC CORP MICHAEL SOBOL RIDGE CHECK CASHING CORP E.R. CHECK CASHING CORP. UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC YONKERS RACEWAY PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH FEATHERSTONE, WILEY AND CLYNE FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY AND CLYNE LAW PAC OF NY FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP GENTING NEW YORK LLC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC CEBCO CASHIER CORP ENPAC NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK MONTICELLO RACEWAY MANAGEMENT, INC NYTHA - PAC

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FRIENDS OF JAMES GARY PRETLOW FRIENDS OF JIM BRENNAN FRIENDS OF JIM BRENNAN FRIENDS OF JIM HAYES FRIENDS OF JIM HAYES FRIENDS OF JIM HAYES FRIENDS OF JOE GRIFFO FRIENDS OF JOE GRIFFO FRIENDS OF JOE GRIFFO FRIENDS OF JOHN FLANAGAN FRIENDS OF JOHN FLANAGAN FRIENDS OF JOHN FLANAGAN FRIENDS OF JOHN FLANAGAN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MARTIN GOLDEN FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF MIKE GIANARIS FRIENDS OF NICK PERRY FRIENDS OF NICK PERRY FRIENDS OF ROBERT J. RODRIGUEZ FRIENDS OF ROBERT J. RODRIGUEZ

2/11/2011 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 3/12/2011 3/14/2011 3/14/2011 3/14/2011 4/27/2011 4/27/2011 4/27/2011 4/27/2011 2/12/2011 2/14/2011 2/14/2011 7/19/2011 7/20/2011 7/27/2011 8/1/2011 4/26/2011 5/4/2011 5/5/2011 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 5/9/2011 11/1/2011 11/3/2011 11/7/2011 11/8/2011 11/23/2011 12/15/2011 12/16/2011 1/10/2012 1/10/2012 6/24/2011 6/27/2011

$1,000 $500 $1,000 $250 $1,000 $500 $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $3,000 $2,000 $1,500 $500 $500 $309 $350 $2,000 $750 $2,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $500 $500 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $750 $3,000 $250 $250 $400 $500

SARATOGA HARNESS RACING, INC. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NYS PAC LAW PAC OF NY FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP LAW PAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK CHECK PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK CHECK PAC INC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP LAWPAC OF NY LAWPAC OF NY EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY AND CLYNE LLP PEPSI COLA BOTTLERS PAC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA-NYS FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY AND CLYNE, LLP ASSOCIATED GENERAK CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC ENPAC-NY EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC ENPAC - NEW YORK SARATOGA GAMING RESOURCES, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOC OF NY ASSOC GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC LAWPAC OF NY NY GAMING ASSOC PAC ENPAC - NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NYS PAC LAWPAC OF NY ABRS CHECK CASHING CORP FLATLANDS CHECK CASHING CORP NEW YORK CHECK PAC LAW PAC OF NEW YORK

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FRIENDS OF SENATOR BRESLIN FRIENDS OF SENATOR BRESLIN FRIENDS OF SENATOR BRESLIN FRIENDS OF SENATOR BRESLIN FRIENDS OF SENATOR JACK MARTINS FRIENDS OF SENATOR JACK MARTINS FRIENDS OF SENATOR JACK MARTINS FRIENDS OF SENATOR JACK MARTINS FRIENDS OF SENATOR JACK MARTINS FRIENDS OF SENATOR LIBOUS COMMITTEE (2010) FRIENDS OF SENATOR LIBOUS COMMITTEE (2010) FRIENDS OF SENATOR LIBOUS COMMITTEE (2010) FRIENDS OF SENATOR LIBOUS COMMITTEE (2010) FRIENDS OF SENATOR SEWARD FRIENDS OF SENATOR SEWARD FRIENDS OF SENATOR SEWARD FRIENDS OF SILVER FRIENDS OF SILVER FRIENDS OF SILVER FRIENDS OF SILVER FRIENDS OF TOM O'MARA FRIENDS OF TOM O'MARA FRIENDS OF TOM O'MARA FRIENDS OF VITO LOPEZ FRIENDS OF VITO LOPEZ FRIENDS OF VITO LOPEZ GALLIVAN FOR SENATE GALLIVAN FOR SENATE GALLIVAN FOR SENATE GALLIVAN FOR SENATE HAKEEM JEFFRIES FOR ASSEMBLY HAKEEM JEFFRIES FOR ASSEMBLY LAVINE FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT LAVINE FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT MIKE NOZZOLIO FOR STATE SENATE

3/18/2011 3/21/2011 3/21/2011 3/24/2011 3/23/2011 3/23/2011 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 1/11/2012 3/22/2011 3/25/2011 3/25/2011 4/4/2011 3/10/2011 3/10/2011 3/10/2011 5/23/2011 5/23/2011 5/23/2011 5/23/2011 3/21/2011 3/21/2011 3/21/2011 12/7/2011 12/7/2011 12/7/2011 3/7/2011 3/8/2011 4/15/2011 4/15/2011 2/28/2011 3/1/2011 2/28/2011 2/28/2011 2/18/2011

$1,000 $500 $500 $500 $500 $2,000 $500 $500 $1,000 $750 $750 $750 $500 $500 $500 $2,000 $1,000 $2,500 $1,000 $4,100 $500 $500 $500 $2,000 $2,000 $100 $1,000 $250 $500 $1,000 $250 $1,000 $250 $1,000 $500

LAWPAC OF NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY AND CLYNE LLP SARATOGA GAMING RESOURCES LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOC. GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY, & CLYNE, LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP SARATOGA GAMING RESOURCES LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY, CLYNE & CORDO LAWPAC OF NY ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC FEATHERSCONE HAUGH,WILEY & CLYNE,LLP GENTING NY LLC LAW PAC OF NY LAW PAC OF NY LAWPAC OF NEW YORK DNC GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT, INC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC LAWPAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP NEW YORK CHECK PAC, INC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP LAWPAC OF NEW YORK EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH,LLC

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MIKE NOZZOLIO FOR STATE SENATE MIKE NOZZOLIO FOR STATE SENATE MIKE NOZZOLIO FOR STATE SENATE MIKE RANZENHOFER FOR STATE SENATE MIKE RANZENHOFER FOR STATE SENATE MIKE RANZENHOFER FOR STATE SENATE MIKE RANZENHOFER FOR STATE SENATE MIKE RANZENHOFER FOR STATE SENATE NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS FOR KLEIN NEW YORKERS ON THE BALL NEW YORKERS ON THE BALL NEW YORKERS ON THE BALL NICOLE FOR NEW YORK NICOLE FOR NEW YORK NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC)

2/18/2011 8/15/2011 8/22/2011 2/2/2011 2/2/2011 2/7/2011 7/22/2011 7/27/2011 3/14/2011 3/14/2011 3/14/2011 3/18/2011 6/6/2011 6/7/2011 6/8/2011 6/13/2011 3/2/2011 3/16/2011 3/23/2011 4/20/2011 4/20/2011 2/8/2011 2/8/2011 2/8/2011 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 5/6/2011 5/6/2011

$2,000 $265 $1,000 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $2,500 $2,500 $500 $2,500 $500 $2,500 $5,000 $1,500 $500 $2,500 $500 $1,000 $3,000 $250 $250 $1,000 $25,000 $1,000 $1,000 $2,000 $1,000 $1,000 $15,000 $10,000 $2,000 $1,000

LAWPAC OF NY ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA NY GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK NYS CEMETERIER, PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C. SARATPGA GAMING RESOURCES, LLC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C. PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC ENPAC - NEW YORK EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC ENPAC-NEW YORK PEPSI COLA BOTTLERS PAC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC ENPAC - NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH, ET AL. LAW PAC / NYS TRIAL LAWYERS PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC EMPIRE MER NORTH, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC ENPAC - NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH, ET AL. LAW PAC / NYS TRIAL LAWYERS LAW PAC / NYS TRIAL LAWYERS PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NY

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NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DACC) NYS DEMOCRATIC SENATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (NYS DSCC) NYS DEMOCRATIC SENATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (NYS DSCC) NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE - HOUSEKEEPING NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE - HOUSEKEEPING NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN

5/18/2011 5/23/2011 10/28/2011 10/28/2011 11/1/2011 11/29/2011 12/1/2011 1/26/2011 1/26/2011 2/10/2011 2/10/2011 2/10/2011 4/29/2011 4/29/2011 4/29/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 5/31/2011 5/31/2011 5/31/2011 8/1/2011 8/3/2011

$10,000 $50,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000 $5,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $2,500 $2,000 $1,000 $6,500 $2,000 $13,500 $25,000 $2,000 $1,000 $50,000 $309 $1,500

NEW YORK CHECK PAC LAW PAC / NYS TRIAL LAWYERS ENPAC - NEW YORK UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NY ENPAC - NEW YORK UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NY NY GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP LAWPAC OF NY FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC SARATOGA HARNESS RACING, INC. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL NYS PAC GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NY PAC (NEW YOR UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NEW YORK EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS, LLC NEW YORK STATE BOTTLERS ASSOCIATION, INC. ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC ENPAC- NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC ENPAC- NEW YORK

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COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE NYS SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE PERALTA FOR SENATE PERALTA FOR SENATE 8/3/2011 8/3/2011 8/3/2011 8/11/2011 2/18/2011 2/18/2011 $1,000 $1,000 $3,000 $750 $1,000 $1,000 ENPAC- NEW YORK ENPAC- NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC LAWPAC OF NY

PERALTA FOR SENATE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE - HOUSEKEEPING ACCOUNT RORY LANCMAN ELECTION COMMITTEE RORY LANCMAN ELECTION COMMITTEE SALAND FOR SENATE SALAND FOR SENATE SAVINO FOR NEW YORK SAVINO FOR NEW YORK SAVINO FOR NEW YORK SAVINO FOR NEW YORK SAVINO FOR NEW YORK SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN 2014

3/1/2011 5/18/2011 5/18/2011 5/18/2011 5/18/2011 12/7/2011 12/7/2011 12/7/2011 12/9/2011 12/13/2011 1/13/2012 1/13/2012 3/9/2011 3/9/2011 6/6/2011 6/7/2011 6/13/2011 10/10/2011 10/11/2011 11/14/2011 11/14/2011 12/12/2011 12/15/2011 12/15/2011

$1,000 $2,000 $500 $3,000 $2,000 $5,000 $4,500 $500 $10,000 $2,500 $2,100 $500 $500 $500 $2,500 $1,500 $2,500 $1,000 $1,000 $10,000 $1,000 $1,000 $5,000 $1,000

NEW YORK CHECK PAC INC EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK LAWPAC OF NEW YORK GENTING NEW YORK LLC / RESORTS WORLD NY MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC LAWPAC OF NY NEW YORK GAMING ASSN. PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC FWC LLP NY CHECK PAC INC PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC NY CHECK PAC., INC. LAW PAC OF NY GENTING NEW YORK LLC NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC SARATOGA GAMING RESOUCES, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC

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SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN 2014 SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. SCHNEIDERMAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, INC. TONY AVELLA FOR NEW YORK TONY AVELLA FOR NEW YORK VALESKY FOR SENATE VALESKY FOR SENATE VALESKY FOR SENATE VALESKY FOR SENATE VALESKY FOR SENATE VALESKY FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE ZELDIN FOR SENATE

12/15/2011 12/22/2011 1/20/2011 1/20/2011 1/20/2011 5/4/2011 5/4/2011 5/11/2011 5/20/2011 5/20/2011 2/12/2011 2/12/2011 7/8/2011 7/11/2011 7/11/2011 7/14/2011 6/27/2011 6/28/2011 6/28/2011 1/6/2012 1/6/2012 1/9/2012 1/9/2012

$2,500 $1,000 $3,500 $1,500 $1,000 $7,000 $1,000 $3,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $500 $1,000 $2,500 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $250 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $500

SARATOGA GAMING RESOUCES, LLC FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE, LLP EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC NEW YORK CHECK PAC, INC. EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC SARATOGA GAMING RESOUCES, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH, LLC EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC SARATOGA HARNESS RACING, INC. FEATHERSTONHAUGH, WILEY & CLYNE LLP EMPIRE MERCHANTS NORTH LLC PEPSI COLA BOTTLER'S PAC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL NYS PAC ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC LAWPAC OF NEW YORK FEATHERSTONHAUGH WILEY & CLYNE LLP NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION PAC

Description of the groups mentioned above
Donor ABRS CHECK CASHING CORP ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF NYS PAC CAREMARK RX, INC. CASTLE CHECK CASHING CORP CEBCO CASHIER CORP CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL DELAWARE NORTH COMPANIES, INC. E.R. CHECK CASHING CORP. EMPIRE MERCHANTS LLC

Description Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Client Client Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Client NY Gaming Association funder Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Client -14-

EMPIRE RESORTS INC. ENPAC-NY FLATLANDS CHECK CASHING CORP FOREST LAWN GROUP FRANK HOARE GENTING NEW YORK LLC HOWARD STEIN JUST ENERGY NY CORP LAW PAC / NYS TRIAL LAWYERS MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC MICHAEL SOBOL MONTICELLO RACEWAY MANAGEMENT INC. NEW YORK CHECK P.A.C. NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION NEW YORK STATE BOTTLERS ASSOCIATION, INC. NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL LLC NYS CEMETERIER, PAC NYTHA - PAC PAY-O-MATIC CORP PEPSI COLA BOTTLERS PAC RIDGE CHECK CASHING CORP SARATOGA GAMING RESOUCES, LLC SARATOGA HARNESS RACING, INC. THE MCKISSACK GROUP, INC. UNITED FOR HEALTH PAC OF NY YONKERS RACEWAY PAC

NY Gaming Association Member Client (Entergy Nuclear Operations) Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Cemetery; FWC represents NY Cemetery Association Lobbyist for the firm NY Gaming Association funder On the board of client Financial Service Centers of New York Client Client Client On the board of client Financial Service Centers of New York NY Gaming Association Member PAC for client group Financial Service Centers Client Client Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Client PAC for client group Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client Client group "NYS Bottlers Association" based out of Pepsi's Purchase address; donations from Pepsi's PAC are reported as coming from the firm's address Check cashing business; NY's check cashing trade association is a client A subsidiary of the Saratoga Harness Racing (see below) Owner of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, member of NYGA Client Client NY Gaming Association Member

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