Monthly Archives: May 2016

Albany tries again on utility consumer advocate bill

  The state Assembly is trying again to set up a new agency called the Office of the Utility Consumer Advocate. The advocate would push for lower rates from Con Edison and other utilities. Spoiler alert: the bill will probably … Continue reading

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Widespread Internet outage hits NYC and region

  Somebody cut the cord to much of the Internet service in the New York region on May 9, knocking out phone service to 750,000 people, the state says. The problems began at about 3:09 p.m., according to, a … Continue reading

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