NYS Police Capture Prison Escapee

June 28, 2015

Governor Cuomo announced the search has ended for the two inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. 

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Priorities

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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Raise the Age

Raise the Age

Let’s Raise the Age of criminal responsibility and improve the way our justice system treats youths.

Opportunity Agenda

Passage of 2015-16 State Budget

APRIL 1, 2015 | 11:30:00 EDT

This balanced budget holds spending growth under 2% for the fifth consecutive year and enacts policies that will create jobs, rebuild trust in state government, and transform our public schools in a way that will impact future generations of New York’s children.

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Safe Campus NY

Lady Gaga Says Enough is Enough

Billboard Magazine published an op-ed co-authored by Lady Gaga and Governor Cuomo calling on the State Legislature to pass the proposal to support and protect students from sexual violence on college campuses.

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2015

Education

$23.5Billion

State Funding of Schools

We’re making a major investment in education, with a 6.1% increase in funding.

Broadband

$500Million

Broadband Access for Every New Yorker

This is the largest state investment in universal broadband deployment in history.

Economic Development

$1.5Billion

Upstate NY Economic Revitalization Initiative

The initiative will jumpstart the best regional approaches to economic development across Upstate New York.

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