State Senators move to confirm MTA acting chief Janno Lieber

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s leader Janno Lieber will soon be able to drop the “acting” title as New York State Senators advanced his confirmation Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Lawmakers pushed to accept Governor Kathy Hochul’s pick for permanent chairperson and chief executive officer of the 67,000-strong Authority almost six months after he first took over his role.

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