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Long Island Power Authority

The Brian Lehrer Show

Public or Private LIPA

Friday, March 01, 2013

WNYC investigative reporter Robert Lewis talks about efforts to restructure the Long Island Power Authority after Sandy and his reporting on who gains from privatization.

 

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WNYC News

Long Island's Power Problems Mean Big Paydays for Wall Street

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

WNYC

After Sandy plunged most Long Island residents into a prolonged darkness, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office began meeting with a global investment bank, Lazard Frères and Co., to figure out a way to restructure the Long Island Power Authority.

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WNYC News

Push to Reform LIPA Comes After Years of Inaction

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

WNYC

A commission Governor Andrew Cuomo formed after Sandy is calling for the privatization of the Long Island Power Authority — the embattled authority his father, then-Governor Mario Cuomo, formed more than a quarter-century ago. That would be a dramatic reform to a state-run power company that has been troubled since its inception. But while many have cheered the march toward action, some have also questioned why it took so long.   

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WNYC News

Commission Urges Cuomo to Privatize LIPA

Monday, January 07, 2013

A New York state commission is calling on the governor and legislature to privatize the Long Island Power Authority.

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WNYC News

Hearings on Power Companies Continue

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

There's no holiday break for the state panel investigating how New York electric companies performed during and after Sandy.

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WNYC News

State Officials Mull End of LIPA

Thursday, December 20, 2012

WNYC

State officials are working on plans to overhaul and possibly kill the Long Island Power Authority two months after Sandy knocked out power for nearly a million customers – almost all of Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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