Governor Cuomo Appoints Vincent Bradley as Chairman of State Liquor Authority

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 at 5:10 am by

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Now, some news from Albany that carries implications back home. Governor Cuomo last week appointed Vincent Bradley as heir to the throne of State Liquor Authority chairmanship. The newb replaces Dennis Rosen, who is leaving the position to head up the state Office of the Medicaid Inspector General.

Bradley was previously an assistant attorney general in charge of the Poughkeepsie regional office. He must first be confirmed by the State Senate before officially assuming the position.

The LES Dwellers, who seemingly maintained a positive working relationship with the outgoing Rosen, hope that the changing leadership continues the trend of taming the shitshow in Hell Square.

From the mailbag:

We look forward to working with Chairman Bradley to continue the reforms and commitment to enforcement of outgoing Chairman Dennis Rosen, who helped the SLA become a crucial partner to the community in working to reform how liquor licenses are granted and renewed and bringing more transparency and enforcement.

Chairman Bradley’s experience in the state attorney general’s office and the New York County’s Labor Racketeering/Construction Industry Strike Force should help continue efforts to enforce and properly regulate liquor license holders as neighborhoods like the Lower East Side face unprecedented saturation which poses a threat to public health, safety and welfare for many communities throughout New York City.

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