From Neil Vigdor, CT Post:
Finch will serve as the agency’s acting executive director until he is confirmed by the state Senate or 60 days passes, which is when the interim tag would be removed from his job title.
Known more for his “green” mantra as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, Finch takes over a thruway network that extends from the Pennsylvania border to Bronx, N.Y.
“I like to think of it as a long city,” Finch told the agency’s board of directors Monday in Albany, N.Y. “Millons and millions of people get to work, they get to vacation and they get to see this beautiful state, New York.”
Full story here.