Monthly Archives: March 2014

Albany pulling plug on plan for advocate to fight high New York utility rates

  The state Legislature isn’t doing anything this budget season to help New Yorkers stuck with some of the nation’s highest utility bills. Utility lobbying and opposition from Gov. Cuomo and Senate Republicans have blocked efforts by AARP and Senate … Continue reading

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If you smell natural gas, report it

  The horrific gas explosion that struck East Harlem on March 12 has something in common with the famous story of Kitty Genovese. In the Kitty Genovese murder – which happened 50 years ago this week – plenty of people … Continue reading

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