Cuomo Donors' Largesse May Not Sink His Reform Efforts
By Pete Brush
Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 7:37 PM EST) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feasting on huge donations from law firms, real estate developers and other corporations that likely would be illegal under reform policies he supports, but lawyers said Friday that was not necessarily a death knell to his credibility as he pushed legislation to tighten lax campaign finance laws.
Their comments came after the New York Public Interest Research Group said nearly 80 percent of the money Cuomo has raised since December 2010 — more than $21 million — came from individuals...