2015-2016 Budget Agreement

March 29, 2015

Landmark education reforms and investment, an ethics package, and a $5 billion investment in New York's economy are included in 2015-16 Budget agreement.

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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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Opportunity Agenda

2015 Opportunity Agenda

JANUARY 21, 2015 | 19:15:00 EST

Governor Cuomo presented his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany on January 21, 2015. The Governor’s agenda is designed to restore economic opportunity, improve and reform our education system, and restore the public’s confidence and trust in our justice system.

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Fight for Fair Pay

Fight for Fair Pay

No one who works a full-time job should be forced to live in poverty. That’s why we must increase the State’s minimum wage for all hard-working New Yorkers. 

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2015

Business

$32Million

Small Business Tax Cut

Proposed tax cut would put small business tax rates at their lowest rate ever.

Technology

$1Billion

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 Competition

Will drive community revitalization, job growth, and population sustainability across upstate New York.

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