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Storm clouds gather over LIPA revamp – By George J. Marlin


Storm clouds gather over LIPA revamp – By George J. Marlin The following appears in the June 7-13, 2013 issue of the Long Island Business News: Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his LIPA reorganization proposal last month there has been … Continue reading

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Op Ed: need for accountability and oversight involving lipa restructuring


LONG ISLAND COMMUNITY NEWS RELEASES    For Immediate Release: June 10, 2013    Op Ed: Need for Accountability and Oversight Involving LIPA Restructuring Long Island Press Releases — Assemblyman Hennessey on LIPA Restructuring: Oversight, Rates, PILOTS: (Long Island, NY) Govern

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Transcript LIPA OVersight Committee Presentation to SUffolk County Legislature 2/27/2013


(*Excerpt ‑ Economic Development and Energy 2/27/13*) CHAIRMAN HORSLEY: All righty.  We will now move to talk to the Oversight Committee.  If I could ask the Oversight Committee to come on up.  Matt Cordero, Chairman.  The members are Shelly Sackstein, … Continue reading

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LIPA Last Again In Customer Satisfaction Ratings


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif: 13 February 2013 –Business customer satisfaction with electric utility communications increases, while overall satisfaction declines, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudySM released today. Key Findings Utility blogs (772) and … Continue reading

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SPENDING AND GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY COMMISSION Report Released By Governor


The Sage Commission was formed to perform a comprehensive review of New York State government by offering recommendations of improving government efficiency. As part of the report a recommendation was put forward with regards to restructuring the Long Island Power … Continue reading

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For LIPA, superstorm battering continues, some pushing bankruptcy as best solution


As Published on http://www.platts.com Public relations fallout from Superstorm Sandy continues to batter the Long Island Power Authority, as one group pushes for its bankruptcy and another blames the utility for a fire that destroyed 130 homes. The Association for … Continue reading

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Super Storm Sandy LIPA Oversight Committee Testimony Given To Suffolk County Legislature


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY LEGISLATURE MINUTES A meeting of the Economic Development and Energy Committee of the Suffolk County Legislature was held in the Rose Y. Caracappa Legislative Auditorium of the William H. Rogers Legislature … Continue reading

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LIPA should not be privatized – how should its problems be corrected?


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HOW TO FIX LONG ISLAND POWER AUTHORITY


Crain’s Nov. 19 editorial, “Amateur hour at LIPA,” makes clear why fundamental change is needed at the utility, whose operational structure is unlike any in the country.Because LIPA has a staggering $11 billion in debt, some of it from the closure … Continue reading

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Full Sevice Municipalization Is The Best and Most Realistic Option for LIPA Reform


Most of the other 2000 public utilities in the US function with some form of regulatory oversight and are organized as full service municipal utilities not depending on outside contractors. Testament to the benefits of this are the competitive rates … Continue reading

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