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Cuomo Threatens Utility Companies Over Storm Response: 'I Am Not Bluffing'

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening to pull the plug on two major utility companies.

Cuomo said Con Edison and PSEG Long Island have performed the worst when it comes to restoring power following Tropical Storm Isaias.

He warned they could lose their licenses.

"I am not bluffing. I do not bluff. Your franchise can be revoked," said the governor. "Con Edison, your franchise can be revoked. And I am as serious as a heart attack. PSEG, you know your franchise can be revoked."

New York's Public Service Commission is currently investigating the companies' response.

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