OMBUDSMAN ALERT: BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY JOINS WITH CONGRESSWOMAN JAN SCHAKOWSKY(Ill.) TO INTRODUCE THE “SELF DRIVE Act”

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY JOINS WITH CONGRESSWOMAN JAN SCHAKOWSKY(Ill.) TO INTRODUCE THE “SELF DRIVE Act”

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman Ombudsman Alert is honored to be included in the announcement of the breaking news of the proposal of the “SELF DRIVE” Act, designed to help ensure the safety of the many thousands of autonomous vehicles planned to be unleashed on America’s highways in the not-too-distant future! Over the last two […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As the Town of Clarkstown faces the ever-challenging task of keeping property taxes stable, Councilman Donald Franchino has suggested eliminating the town’s Mini-trans bus system, which benefits mostly the elderly and disabled, could be a wise decision. The Ombudsman Alert appreciates the budgetary concerns expressed recently by Councilman Franchino, who […]

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 […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: U.S. SENATE GREATLY IMPROVES DRIVERLESS VEHICLES BILL

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: U.S. SENATE GREATLY IMPROVES DRIVERLESS VEHICLES BILL

Critical safety and consumer improvements resulted from the Oct. 3 national conference call of consumer advocates, which included Ombudsman Alert BY LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Ombudsman Alert’s last article, published on Oct. 12, described the emergency national conference call by a coalition of leading safety and consumer advocates, which called on the US Senate Commerce Committee […]

OMBUDSMAN’S ALERT: How Do You Protect Your Identity and Money After the Equifax Breach?

OMBUDSMAN’S ALERT: How Do You Protect Your Identity and Money After the Equifax Breach?

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman This Ombudsman Alert has investigated some of the strategies available to consumers to best protect themselves from the unprecedented Equifax Breach, which involves the potential compromise of the personal data of 143 million consumers, including names, addresses, social security numbers, and birth dates. According to Consumer Reports, “the first, best, […]