Why should LIPA be afraid of Suffolk?

Karl Grossman

by Karl Grossman
Shelter Island Reporter
The Sag Harbor Express

“LIPA was supposed to become the people’s power authority. That has not happened,” declares Ian Wilder of North Babylon, [former] co-chair of the Green Party of New York State, on his website. “When LIPA was first set up, there were supposed to be elected members of the LIPA board … That never happened. They are all appointed; with no accountability to the public … Vetoing a bill that the legislators passed to try to give some accountability is just another step backward.”

Related: NY Governor Paterson vetoes bill to provide LIPA accountability

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