Slimming 'bloated' LIPA reported to be Cuomo aim

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is creating a plan to

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is creating a plan to trim LIPA from what he views as a "bloated" agency, officials close to the governor said in August 2012. (Credit: Ed Betz, 2011)

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo views the Long Island Power Authority as a "bloated" agency that needs to be "drastically" reformed, according to two officials close to the governor.

With major contracts for the utility's power and grid management being negotiated or changing hands in coming months, Cuomo's office is seizing a chance to make changes and a "better, quicker, smaller" LIPA is in the works,...

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