Cuomo nominates experienced exec for MTA chairman
(AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated an experienced New York City transit executive to be the next chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Thomas F. Prendergast would succeed Joseph Lhota (loh-TAH'), a Republican running for mayor.
The nomination is subject to approval by the state Senate.
Starting in 2009, Prendergast was the MTA's president of New York City...