THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert has worked with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Of Illinois who has co-sponsored bills with our own Congresswoman Nita Lowey on matters of auto safety strongly supported by this column more than a year ago. As a result of our relationship, the congresswoman has now directly sent me a […]

Ombudsman Alert: Ombudsman participates in national conference call of consumer leaders to urge congress to fix major shortcomings with driverless car legislation and not attach it to the FAA Bill

Ombudsman Alert: Ombudsman participates in national conference call of consumer leaders to urge congress to fix major shortcomings with driverless car legislation and not attach it to the FAA Bill

  By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman This current article addresses the issue of the deception at the Federal Level to hide away a provision to unleash millions of driverless autos on America’s highways, without first fixing the major shortcomings in the proposed legislation by merely attaching it to a Vital FAA Bill. That way, the two […]

Make no mistake, Postal Service Issues are Systemic

Make no mistake, Postal Service Issues are Systemic

To Dr. Alpert [The RCT Ombudsman] and Rockland County Times readers: Dr. Alpert’s recent column on the decline in service from the U.S. Postal Service was sadly not surprising. Unfortunately, Ombudsman Alert is not alone. Among the 164 postal cases my District Office staff has addressed over the past 12 months, at least six included complaints about […]

WHAT IS THE COST OF REMOVING AND REPLACING THE NUMEROUS TAPPAN ZEE SIGNS ON THE THRUWAY AND PALISADES PARKWAY BY MARIO CUOMO SIGNS?

WHAT IS THE COST OF REMOVING AND REPLACING THE NUMEROUS TAPPAN ZEE SIGNS ON THE THRUWAY AND PALISADES PARKWAY BY MARIO CUOMO SIGNS?

This Ombudsman respectfully requests our elected officials, including County Executive Ed Day, Assemblypersons Kenneth Zebrowski and Ellen Jaffee, as well as Senator David Carlucci, to share with our readers the projected costs of removing and replacing the numerous signs needed to re-label the Tappan Zee bridge as the Mario Cuomo bridge. It is no secret […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT ANNOUNCES VICTORY FOR ROCKLAND COMMUTERS

OMBUDSMAN ALERT ANNOUNCES VICTORY FOR ROCKLAND COMMUTERS

BY DR. LOUIS ALEPRT Ombudsman On November 3, 2017, an article entitled “OMBUDSMAN ALERT EXCLUSIVE: NYS Dept. of Transportation tells officials it wants to eliminate Tappan Zee Express bus service”, this column started our lobbying efforts to restore the widely used express bus service from the Palisades Mall to the Tarrytown Railroad station that was […]

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