It’s Time to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility

May 27, 2015

Governor Cuomo pens NY Daily News op-ed on his Raise the Age proposal for New York, which is only one of two states that prosecute 16-& 17-year-olds as adults.




Andrew M. Cuomo


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.





Let’s make “Broadband for All” a reality and ensure that every New Yorker has access to high-speed internet by the end of 2018.

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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Opportunity Agenda

Education is the Great Equalizer

The budget includes a 6% increase in funding, improvements to the systems for teacher evaluation, certification and preparation as well as providing new authority to improve failing schools. 


Progress 2011-2015



State Funding of Schools

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



Broadband Access for Every New Yorker

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

Economic Development


Upstate NY Economic Revitalization Initiative

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

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