BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at MIT, I received an alarming letter from MIT President Dr. L. Rafael Reif on December 20, 2017. This letter concerns the new federal tax bill and its impact on MIT and other institutions. “Unfortunately, despite extensive efforts by MIT, on our own […]
OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News, Center For Auto Safety Demands Chrysler Recall 150,000 Pacifica Minivans
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As we await the imminent decision of the Arizona Judge in the case of Goodyear’s refusal to release thousands of hidden documents as complained by the Center for Auto Safety, the Center has just filed a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate yet another critical auto […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman This newly released information was released by Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky of Illinois, who was recently credited by OMBUDSMAN ALERT along with Congresswoman Nita Lowey, for co-sponsoring HR 3449, the “Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act.” Schakowsky in two separate but identical letters written to Mr. John Bozella, President & CEO of […]
OMBUDSMAN ALERT: How would you like to share the nations highways with hundreds of thousands of self-driving vehicles exempted from federal motor vehicle safety standards?
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT OMBUDSMAN The question in this article’s title was posed in an emergency coast-to-coast conference call held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 by a coalition of leading safety and consumer advocates and families of victims of deadly vehicle defects which called on the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to […]
Breaking News From MIT BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT With the approval of David Rotman, editor of the MIT Technology Review, this week’s Ombudsman’s Alert will quote directly from an article featured in the Sept/Oct issue of this MIT publication. I will begin this column by first quoting Dr. George Daley, a stem-cell biologist, who recently became […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman It is with great pride this Ombudsman will now recognize the many splendid authors of published books who reside in our county. This article is the first in a series that will include Rockland’s Published Book Authors who have produced Novels in such fields as Mystery and Suspense, Romance, Science […]