Influence of Gas Industry on Politics/Conflict of Interest

Revolving Door-Industry hires Government Regulators & Officials

Lobbying

The same year a powerful republican New York state senator endorsed industry-drafted revisions to gas drilling laws, his law firm represented the largest natural gas producer in the state. When asked whether he found his actions to be a conflict of interest, state Senator George Winner (R-NY) responded, “Not at all.”

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