NY Governor Calls for Utility Investigation; Sheriff & County Exec Defend O&R

New York’s governor is calling for an investigation into utilities’ response to last week’s storm, as thousands were still without power even before yesterday’s nor’easter hit. Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would direct the state’s Public Service Commission to look into how the power companies reacted to the tens of thousands of outages across our area…

Audio: Governor Cuomo

Rockland Sheriff Lou Falco told “The Morning Show” yesterday, emergency situations are certainly a difficult job, and sometimes it’s challenging to prioritize resources…

Audio: Lou Falco

Congresswoman Nita Lowey has also lobbed criticism at the utilities, backing the governor’s call for the PSC to investigate. Lowey called the continued outages “absolutely unacceptable.” County Executive Ed Day defended O&R, noting that while nothing is perfect, the governor’s push for an investigation is a rush to judgement…

Audio: Ed Day

The governor said the PSC’s investigation could lead to sanctions or fines.

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