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Transportation Commission Resigns

Monday, April 13, 2009

Governor Paterson has accepted the resignation of his Transportation Commissioner, Astrid Glynn, just a few days after she returned from vacation during state budget time.

In a statement, Paterson thanked Commissioner Glynn for putting together a plan to upgrade the state's rail systems and said he wished Glynn, who does not have a new job, the best in her future endeavors. Glynn's resignation comes less than a week after she returned from a three-week long vacation to Borneo, as first reported in the NY Daily News. Glynn was absent when crucial decisions were made on the state budget. Also during the time Glynn was away, the Paterson administration was busy determining which road and bridge projects would be eligible for $1.1 billion in federal stimulus moneies. Glynn will be succeeded temporarily by her deputy commissioner until a replacement is found.

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