Assemblymember Kevin Cahill http://wamc.org en CH Energy, Fortis Enhance Merger Proposal http://wamc.org/post/ch-energy-fortis-enhance-merger-proposal <p>The companies involved in a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley have offered enhancements to the merger proposal. Opponents say they are too little, too late. The controversial merger proposal has led both sides to pound the pavement to tell their sides of the story.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 01:52:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 65983 at http://wamc.org CH Energy, Fortis Enhance Merger Proposal PSC Staff Thinks Evidentiary Hearing Is Unnecessary http://wamc.org/post/psc-staff-thinks-evidentiary-hearing-unnecessary <p>The New York State Public Service Commission this week responded to a request for an evidentiary hearing regarding a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 18:23:21 +0000 Allison Dunne 64385 at http://wamc.org PSC Staff Thinks Evidentiary Hearing Is Unnecessary NYS Assembly Hearing Focuses on Sandy Insurance Claims http://wamc.org/post/nys-assembly-hearing-focuses-sandy-insurance-claims <p>A hearing began earlier today in New York City to examine how insurance claims were settled during Superstorm Sandy, and how they should be handled during future disasters.</p><p>Democratic Assemblymember Kevin Cahill, of Kingston, chairs the Assembly’s Insurance Committee.</p><p>Ellen Melchionni is the president of the New York Insurance Association, and is testifying at the hearing. She says her association has drawn up a disaster preparedness agenda, a list of suggestions for policymakers to improve the insurance-claims process. Here is one of the items.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:08:10 +0000 Allison Dunne 58608 at http://wamc.org NYS Assembly Hearing Focuses on Sandy Insurance Claims