November 13, 2012

SANDY UPDATE: Cuomo Gets Criticized For Not Fixing LIPA Before The Storm. “Andrew Cuomo, who initially served as the vocal chord for thousands of New Yorkers frustrated by the utility companies’ response to Hurricane Sandy, is now facing increasing scrutiny over his role overseeing the state-controlled Long Island Power Authority. At a press conference yesterday, he was pelted with questions from a television reporter in the front row who asked, in a number of ways, what responsibility Cuomo shouldered for LIPA’s problems, since the governor left several board positions vacant, and did not replace others whose terms have expired.”

Related: Cuomo’s LIPA Fail.