Letter from SUNY Chairman H. Carl McCall Regarding Long Island College Hospital

January 30, 2014

Albany — SUNY Chairman H. Carl McCall today sent letters asking the following elected officials to provide evaluators for the reopened and publicly transparent RFP review process for Long Island College Hospital:

  • Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez
  • Senator Velmanette Montgomery
  • Senators Daniel Squadron
  • Assemblywoman Joan Millman
  • Public Advocate Letitia James
  • Councilmember Brad Lander
  • Councilmember Steve Levin
  • Councilmember Carlos Menchaca

A copy of the letter is available here.

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