Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cuomo Consultant Bart Schwarz’s Contracting “Protocols” Wouldn’t Have Stopped Bid Rigging Scandal

On September 22, 2016 nine people, including Governor Cuomo’s former top aide, nano-tech subsidy czar and three largest Upstate campaign contributors were arrested for rigging close to $780 million in state funded construction contracts related to Buffalo Billion, SUNY Poly and nano-tech factories. The next day, the governor’s office provided a select group of reporters […]

Historic NYS Bid Rigging Scandal Involved at Least $778m in Tax Payer Funds

In September, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman arrested nine people, including Joe, Governor Cuomo’s closest aide, and Alain Kaloyeros, the president of SUNY Poly and “nano-czar,” and three of the governor’s top campaign contributors from Upstate New York.  Among other things, the criminal complaints revealed an alleged scheme to rig […]