By Chris Bragg
One of the state’s most influential union leaders says he wants an “unprecedented focus” in 2018 on flipping state Legislatures to Democrats – but the union spent heavily in 2016 to help Senate Republicans.
The Hotel Trades Council’s parent union’s only major contribution to an independent expenditure in 2016 in New York was $300,000 to support a Senate Republican.
The Hotel Trades Council also gave $105,000 last October to the Senate Republican Campaign Committee, records show.
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Source: timesunion.com (via The Empire Report)