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Crony Capitalist N.Y. Utility Subsidy Boondoggle Now Facing Federal Lawsuit

So there's grave new trouble for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's crony-capitalist, climate alarmist utility subsidy boondoggle:  a federal lawsuit.

Since its introduction in August, CFIF has been exposing Cuomo's "Clean Energy Standard" (CES), a scheme approved by the state of New York's Public Service Commission made up entirely of his own appointees.  In a nutshell, the CES creates an artificial mandate that 50% of all the state's energy be generated by carbon-neutral plants just 13 years from now.   At a minimum, the CES will cost $1 billion in its first two years alone, and an estimated $8 billion over its 13-year existence.  And it illustrates the sort of crony capitalism that is all too common at the federal, state and local levels because the plan's subsidies will be steered…[more]

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Wednesday, September 19 2012

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Center for Individual Freedom today launched six television ads in as many federal House districts.  The new ads expressly urge viewers to vote against the following candidates for federal office: Rep. Leonard Boswell in IA-3, Rep. Ben Chandler in KY-6, Rep. Bill Owens in NY-21, Dan Maffei in NY-24, Steven Horsford in NV-4 and Rep. Jim Matheson in UT-4.

The independent expenditure ads can be viewed below:

CFIF “Three of a Kind” – IA-3


 CFIF “Busy” – KY-6


 CFIF “Shelf Life” – NY-21


CFIF “Stick” – NY-24


 CFIF “Burden” – NV-4


 CFIF “Same” – UT-4


Founded in 1998, the Center for Individual Freedom is a constitutional and free market advocacy organization with more than 250,000 supporters and activists nationwide. 

The above ads were paid for by the Center for Individual Freedom – – and were not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.


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