State Lobbying Commission

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    The Heavyweight Albany Lobbyist They Call 'Feathers'

    James FeatherstonhaughMy cover story this week about Albany lobbyists featured "Feathers," otherwise known as James Featherstonhaugh, who is the final toll on the thruway to the state capitol. Everyone, apparently, pays. Over the course of a four-decade career as unofficial state gatekeeper, Feathe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Katrina vanden Heuvel's Lame Defense of David Paterson, Using Voice Reporting

    ​The Nation will let you go on a fundraising cruise with Katrina vanden Heuvel for the price of "a modest used car." I've loved her for so long I'm thinking about selling my son's 1996 Honda. Her defense of David Paterson in yesterday's Washington Post, however, was the Edsel of op-eds. And, ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2002

    Lobbying for Leniency

    Scandal-Scarred Adult Homes Buy Pataki Protection