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Email shows Cuomo donor contacted officials during bidding process

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Albany
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said nothing was amiss in a state bidding process that landed a major campaign donor, Crystal Run Healthcare, $25 million for projects it was building even without the taxpayer dollars.
"It's done on objective criteria, pursuant to a 2014 law," Cuomo told the Times Union editorial board in early September. "There is no suggestion that they got the grant from Health because of the contribution."
Still, an email obtained by the Times Union indicates that in April 2015 -- 12 days after the state began seeking bids for a $1.
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