Transforming Upstate Airports: Rochester International

April 25, 2017

Crews broke ground at the Greater Rochester International Airport, kicking off the $53.7 million project to create a state-of-the-art transportation hub for the Finger Lakes.

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Priorities

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.

FY 2018 Executive Budget

The 2018 Budget builds on New York's fiscal discipline over the last six years while strengthening the middle class, reducing taxes, and making smart investments in our state's future.

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

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.

Built to Lead

End of Year Report 2016

JANUARY 4, 2017

New York State showed the nation that it is built to lead. We adopted an ambitious $100 billion building investment plan and showed the way forward on some of the most challenging economic justice issues securing 12 weeks of Paid Family Leave and the first in-the-nation $15 statewide minimum wage.

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Equal Opportunity

Liberty Defense Project

$10M in the 2018 Budget establishes the nation's first legal defense fund to ensure all immigrants, regardless of residency status, have access to representation.

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The State of New York 4/21/17 - "Breaking the Cycle"

Governor Cuomo signs legislation that will invest over $200 million into resources that will help combat the heroin and opioid epidemic and announces that health insurers are responsible by law to provide coverage for fertility treatment to all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or marital status.

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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