Long Island’s largest business group, the Long Island Association, has come out in opposition to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed privatization of the Long Island Power Authority.

Long Island electricity customers have been unhappy with LIPA’s high rates and slow response to storm-related power outages. In January the Moreland Commission, which Cuomo appointed, released a recommendation to privatize LIPA. Two days later Cuomo endorsed the recommendation.

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