In 2009, to much fanfare, the Legislature passed – and Governor David Paterson signed into law – the Public Authorities Reform…
A new poll shows that the people who would be impacted by fracking – residents of the Southern Tier and Hudson Valley – strongly oppose it. Despite the industry funneling millions into bullying New York into drilling, the results aren’t even close: 51 to 35.
“I urge you to reject authorizing the authority to borrow Clean Water State Revolving Fund dollars to help construct the New New York Bridge.”
Governor Cuomo was emboldened recently when his raid on federal dollars dedicated for our communities clean water infrastructure was approved by the obscure Public Authorities Control Board (PACB), even as one member who voted yes continued to express criticisms and disapproval.