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Cuomo fires Emergency Management Director

Posted at: 11/08/2012 4:47 PM
Updated at: 11/08/2012 5:59 PM
By: WNYT Staff

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his Emergency Management Director.

Steven Kuhr allegedly diverted a crew to remove debris at his home on Long Island after Superstorm Sandy hit.

Kuhr had been paid $153,000 a year in his position.

The governor has bitterly criticized utilities for what he said has been slow progress restoring power to customers from the Hudson Valley through Long Island.