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Has The Governor Taken Any Measures To Insure That The PSEG Subsidiary’s Have Safeguards Put In Place To Prevent Abuse?


The current uproar over the involvement of Governor Christie’s team in the closing of the Washington Bridge raises an interesting political irony. Governor Cuomo crafted a deal which placed control of Long Island’s electricity system in PSEG LI, a newly created … Continue reading

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LIPA Legislation Falling Apart?


It appears that there have more gaps created then closed with the latest revision to the Governors legislation. A quote from LIPA Board of Trustee Dr. Matthew Cordaro noted: “that many gaps remain in understanding the true long-term costs of the … Continue reading

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LIPA legislation Relating To The Fast Tracked New LIPA


June 17, 2013 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES — (at request of the Governor) — read   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the   Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public service … Continue reading

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Tell Your Senator To Slow The LIPA Process Down, We Cannot Afford Not Too…


There are very disquieting rumors that pressure is being applied to our very strong Senate delegation to support the Governor’s hastily cobbled together LIPA restructuring legislation. Please know that the LIPA Oversight Committee is here to support a new proposal … Continue reading

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Freedom Of Information Request Submitted to Moreland Commission For LIPA Restructuring Proposal


Dear Moreland Commission Records Access Officer: Please email the following records if possible (include as much detail about the record as possible, such as relevant dates, names, descriptions, etc.):  “All detailed records associated to the analysis, correspondence, discussions and or … Continue reading

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DiNapoli: LIPA plan doesn’t protect customers


June 5, 2013 3:19 PM   By MARK HARRINGTON Newsday State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, in a preliminary analysis of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to restructure LIPA, raises questions about lessened accountability and oversight and whether the new utility would be able to … Continue reading

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Politics of Power: Session Countdown on Long Islands Energy Future


“There’s been this insistence [on] refus[ing] to make LIPA a real utility, and the latest version just perpetuates that. LIPA employs an outside, for-profit contractor to carry out most of its operations, and has since day 1. This is totally different than the … Continue reading

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Division Between LIPA and NG Had Spawned Confusion Over Responsibilities, Lack Of Accountability, Misaligned Incentives


Tangled: Can Gov. Andrew Cuomo Fix the Long Island Power Authority? Written by Jon Lentz on March 25, 2013. http://www.cityandstateny.com/tangled/ (Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett) It was the worst storm to hit Long Island in a generation. Torrential rains and high … Continue reading

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LIPA Disaster: Blame Cuomo, Not Privatization


LIPA Disaster: Blame Cuomo, Not Privatization Posted by wilderside http://www.onthewilderside.com Andrew Cuomo is the smartest Tea Party Governor in the nation.  Cuomo wins this year’s Scott Walker false narrative award.  Cuomo has done a much better job than Hostess Cakes … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo just show the rate payer the facts…


“Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, in an appearance on Staten Island, reiterated that contrary to a 2010 report the state can privatize LIPA without hiking consumers’ electricity rates”…. How is this even possible???? why such a closely guarded secret ?…the only reason … Continue reading

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