To the Editor, Motorists and taxpayers are concerned after learning that the construction contractor for the new Tappan Zee Bridge is suing the New York State Thruway Authority for $900 million in additional incurred costs for work not paid for. This includes overtime for project schedule acceleration and change orders to the base contract for […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Dr. Monroe Mann, leader of our battle, received the approval for the GOOGLE GRANT PROGRAM to increase the existing number of 113,211 petition signatures backing our fight to officially restore the Tappan Zee name to our iconic bridge. When we get 200,000 signatures, Ombudsman will immediately inform our readers! I […]
GOVERNOR CUOMO: RIPPING DOWN ALL OF OUR TZ SIGNS IS A MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR RIPOFF OF ALL NY TAXPAYERS—PLEASE CEASE AND DESIST!
Ever since 1777, when New Yorkers elected Brigadier General George Clinton as the first governor of New York State, it’s hard to find a governor who could match the record established by Andrew Cuomo in ripping down thousands of signs, either because the federal government ruled them illegal, as in the case of the “I […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman In his rush to celebrate the opening of the “Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge” – better known to the general public as the New Tappan Zee – in time for his re-election bid, Governor Andrew Cuomo inaugurated the new bridge as soon as the easterly span was completed on Friday, […]
Ombudsman Alert: SIGN GATE! Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Election Campaign Benefits from his Plunder of Public Monies to Change the Name of the TZ Bridge
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert would like to add his further note to last week’s article: ‘Signs’ of the Times Don’t Bode Well for Current Governor: The piece demonstrated the corruption that surrounds Cuomo’s office and our state’s growing deficit, as well as the spending of millions of dollars on erecting […]
BY JANIE ROSMAN Seven months after the final set of tires crossed Tappan Zee Bridge, crews began removing the first of five sections from the cantilever truss structure’s 2,415-foot main span. The process of dismantling and placing its 532-foot-long center span onto a barge began Monday evening. While boaters were advised the main span channel would be […]