Cuomo Forms Panel To Probe 'Dysfunctional Utility System'

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 5:36 PM EST) -- Furious over what he sees as a lack of planning by the Long Island Power Authority to deal with disaster response, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday invoked a state law allowing him to investigate the $12 billion utility and the state's "existing labyrinth of regulatory bodies."

The Moreland Act commission, which will include former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams and Department of Financial Services chairman Benjamin Lawsky, will also target the New York State Public Service Commission, the New York Power Authority and...
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