PSEG-LI updated LIPA's existing plan with additional communication staffing
Credit Charles Lane
New York’s Department of Public Service held public hearings Thursday on PSEG’s new storm emergency plan for Long Island electric customers. The updated plan is largely the same as LIPA's but with an improvements to customer communication.
On Wednesday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo praised Long Island's new electric company PSEG for, among other things, greatly reducing the time customers had to wait for outages to be fixed. WSHU's Charles Lane has this report on t how PSEG was able to do this.
The Long Island Power Authority announced a $3.5 billion budget Tuesday. That’s $72 million less than last year before New Jersey-based PSEG took over near all operations. Deep cuts were made to deliver on promises of a rate freeze.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was on Long Island today delivering the same budget presentation he gave statewide several weeks ago. Cuomo’s says the purpose of his visit was to amplify his voice in what he expects to be a “loud” legislative session.
In his State of the County speech Wednesday night Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone mentioned New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ten times. That's eight more times than he mentioned anyone else. Turns out the name dropping is intentional.
New York Republicans have submitted legislation to halt Common Core. This is the latest attack against the new, more rigorous school testing standards and goes further than other reforms offered to date.