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Cuomo makes appointments to storm commissions

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announces a

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announces a program between nonprofit Rebuilding Together and national retailer Sears to offer metro area residents affected by superstorm Sandy discounts on home products and services. He made the announcement Tuesday at the Javits Center in Manhattan. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced appointments Wednesday to his three commissions charged with improving New York’s readiness for future storms and natural disasters. Biographies of the members are provided in a link at the bottom of the governor's news release.

The commissions won’t have much time to work — they are slated to present initial recommendations by Jan. 3.

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