The following is a statement from Congresswoman Kathy Hochul after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his appointment Monday of Howard Zemsky as the chairman of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority:
"Governor Cuomo has made an excellent decision today for the people of Western New York by naming Howard Zemsky chairman of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Throughout his career, Howard has displayed tremendous leadership for our region, through both his service as the co-chairman of the Western New York Regional Economic Council and as the leading developer in our region.
"Over the past decade, I have worked closely with Howard on a number of issues of critical importance to our region. I have the utmost confidence in him and know our public transportation system is in good hands with Howard at the helm."