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Moreland Commission

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

U.S. Attorney Blasts Gov. Cuomo’s Decision To Shut Down Anti-Corruption Commission

Preet Bharara’s office will move aggressively to complete the Moreland Commission’s “important and unfinished work” investigating New York political corruption, he said.

04/10/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

New York Corruption Commission’s Run Coming To A Close

The special commission appointed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate political corruption in New York is quietly winding down this week.

04/09/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

U.S. Attorney To Commission: Political Corruption Is Out Of Hand In N.Y. State

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a new state commission Tuesday night that recent corruption in New York state politics infects state and local officials of both major parties, and has reached intolerable proportions.

09/17/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, LIPA Crews (credit: CBS 2)

Commission: LIPA Showed ‘Breathtaking Waste And Inefficiency’

The Moreland Commission, created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo just weeks after the October storm, issued its final report after reviewing more than 175,000 documents, holding 10 hearings, and interviewing more than 90 stakeholders and witnesses.

06/23/2013

Cuomo Slams Utilities

Con Ed Chief Returns Bonus Day After Cuomo Calls For Investigation

Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke said he was returning the $314,000 bonus he was awarded.

04/30/2013

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Residents Applaud Moreland Commission, Call For End Of LIPA

Long Island South Shore residents, powerless for weeks, lashed out with intense criticism at LIPA’s woefully inept and unprepared response before, during and after Sandy, agreeing with the Moreland Commission report.

01/07/2013

An electrical crew contracted by LIPA works on overhead lines on Old Country Road in Melville - Nov. 19, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Moreland Commission: Eliminate LIPA In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy Failure

The Moreland Commission, appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo after LIPA, Con Edison and other utilities struggled to turn the lights back on after Sandy, has heard consumer outrage and now has a proposal to do something about it.

01/07/2013

FILE -- Work crews trim trees entangled in power lines on November 3, 2012 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Meeting On How Utilities Performed During Sandy Canceled Due To Storm

The hearing was set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center on Arthur Kill Road on Staten Island.

12/26/2012

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission Hearing

Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.

12/11/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, LIPA Crews (credit: CBS 2)

State Commission Subpoenas Con Ed, LIPA Over Sandy Response

A Moreland Commission launched earlier this month by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to utilities in a probe of their response and recovery operations during Superstorm Sandy.

11/28/2012