Long Island Power Authority
The Long Island Power Authority tried sending a Thanksgiving Day message to customers.(1)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's numbers are the lowest among the major elected officials the poll asked about.
Andrew Cuomo, who initially served as the vocal chord for thousands of New Yorkers frustrated by the utility companies' response to Hurricane Sandy, is now facing increasing scrutiny over his role overseeing the state-controlled Long Island Power Authority
At a press conference yesterday, he was pelted with questions from a television reporter in the front row who asked, in a number of ways, what responsibility Cuomo shouldered for LIPA's problems, since the governor left several board positions vacant, and did not replace others whose terms have expired.
"You are the head of that public authority," a television reporter sitting in the front row said, in prefacing her question to Cuomo, before noting there are six board vacancies and no president. "Do you take responsibility for what's been happening, and what hasn't been happening at LIPA?"(1)