NYPIRG on Golisano's 'Murky' Political Plan

Blair Horner of the good-government group NYPIRG was just on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show, saying that Tom Golisano may "undermine his own efforts" if "he gets caught up in the courts."

Golisano, who pledged yesterday to put $5 million towards State Senate races, mainly in western New York, says he’s launching a political action committee. Horner said the problem may be that laws surrounding P.A.C.s do not allow them to coordinate with campaigns at all.

Golisano, by his own admission, has already met with some campaigns.

"It’s pretty murky," Horner said.

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