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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Questions Troopers' Take-Home Vehicles

February 07, 2011  | 

New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scrutinizing the State Police's use of commuter vehicles for troopers and top brass, following a report by the Associated Press.

The move comes on the heels of Cuomo's rejection of $20,000 raises proposed for the state police brass in January. At the same time, Gov. Patterson ordered 900 trooper layoffs.

The Cuomo administration says it's looking at whether New York state needs to buy, fuel and maintain nearly 60,000 vehicles in fleets, including nearly 3,500 trooper cars. About half of those vehicle are assigned to investigators and command officers.

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Steve Davis @ 2/9/2011 5:04 PM

Looks like Gov Quomo is trying to do what the criminals in NY can't - get the State Police off the roads!

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