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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: NEW LIPA OVERSIGHT MEASURES SIGNED INTO LAW

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he cosponsored to greatly strengthen oversight of LIPA has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

        “For years, LIPA ratepayers have rightfully demanded greater oversight over LIPA and its financial practices. With this new law, they’re finally getting new levels of transparency and accountability from LIPA that are long overdue. I’m pleased that Governor Cuomo has approved these new protections for LIPA ratepayers,” said Senator Fuschillo, a member of the Senate’s Energy Committee.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF NEW LIPA OVERSIGHT MEASURES

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he cosponsors to greatly strengthen oversight of LIPA. The legislation would help make LIPA more transparent and accountable to its ratepayers.

        “LIPA ratepayers pay some of the nation’s highest utility costs; we have every right to expect and demand more from LIPA. This legislation will bring a new level of transparency, accountability, and oversight to LIPA, all of which are sorely needed. I’m pleased that the Senate has approved these new protections for LIPA ratepayers,” said Senator Fuschillo, a member of the Senate’s Energy Committee.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & FELLOW LONG ISLAND SENATORS CALL FOR REJECTION OF PROPOSED LIPA RATE INCREASE

Senator Fuschillo and his fellow Long Island Senators called on the LIPA Board of Trustees to reject a proposal to raise LIPA rates.

Following is a letter to the LIPA Board of Trustees which was read into the record at a public hearing on the rate hike proposal held yesterday.  The LIPA Board of Trustees are the ones who will make the determination whether or not to raise LIPA rates.

 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC HEARING EXAMINING LIPA’S HURRICANE IRENE RESPONSE

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (left) questions LIPA & National Grid officials about their poor performance following Hurricane Irene. He is joined by Senator Carl Marcellino (center) and Senator Ken LaValle (right). 

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SENATORS FUSCHILLO & MARCELLINO CALL FOR LIPA ACTION

Urge LIPA to Delay Vote on National Grid Renewal & Nominate Permanent CEO, Will Hold Hearings on LIPA’s Storm Response 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LIPA OVERSIGHT BILL APPROVED BY STATE LEGISLATURE

Urges Governor Cuomo to Sign Legislation Which Would Require LIPA to Obtain PSC Approval Before Raising Rates 

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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO REGARDING LIPA’S WORST IN THE NATION CUSTOMER SATISFACTION RATING

          “LIPA’s worst in the nation customer satisfaction rating among municipal utilities is yet another example of why we need greater oversight of LIPA.

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Newsday: LIPA challenges $5.5M for hurricane

By Mark Harrington 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL LIPA OVERSIGHT MEASURES

New Financial Audit and Regulatory Measures Would Help Make LIPA More Accountable to Ratepayers 

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Newsday: State comptroller reviewing LIPA's $30M storm prep

Originally published: September 9, 2010 4:09 PMUpdated: September 9, 2010 10:04 PMBy MARK HARRINGTON   

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