Extraordinary Legislative Session on Mayoral Control

June 28, 2017

Governor Cuomo issued a proclamation calling for an extraordinary session to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools on June 28.

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GOVERNOR

Andrew M. Cuomo

Biography

Andrew M. Cuomo, re-elected the 56th Governor of New York State on November 4, 2014, has a lifelong commitment to public service and the proven leadership skills to make government work for the people of the state.

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Tourism

The Empire State Trail

Once complete, the 750-mile trail will be the nation's largest state multi-use trail network, giving outdoor enthusiasts, hikers and bikers access to some of NY's natural treasures.

Government

FY 2018 Executive Budget

APRIL 15, 2017

New York State is strengthening the middle class by investing in jobs & infrastructure, reducing taxes, providing tuition-free college with the first-in-the-nation Excelsior Scholarship program, and raising the age of criminal responsibility so minors are no longer prosecuted as adults.

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Raise the Age

Raise the Age

With the passage of the FY 2018 State Budget, New York State has ended a decade-long injustice by raising the age of criminal responsibility.

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2016

Built to Lead

$114.1Billion

Tax Savings

Step one to promoting growth is to cut taxes and control spending. By the end of 2016, New York State will have cut or avoided enough taxes to save New Yorkers $114.1 billion.

Built to Lead

7.87Million

Private Sector Jobs

We’re putting New Yorkers back to work. Today, New York State boasts a record 7.87 million private sector jobs - the most in our state's history.

Built to Lead

$24.8Billion

School Aid

A record-high $24.8 billion is being invested in our education system - a 6.5% increase over last year that will impact New York's 2.8 million students.

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