Governor Cuomo's 2018 agenda builds on the promise of progressive government, advancing critical social & economic policies to improve the lives of NY'ers.
Minimum wage increases went into effect on December 31, 2017. Find more information.
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.
Governor Cuomo launched the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico to provide continued services, goods and funds to help the island recover and rebuild.
2017 End of Year Report
Under the leadership of Governor Cuomo, New York State is increasing economic opportunity and furthering social progress. Today the Empire State has the lowest taxes in decades, the largest infrastructure plan in the nation, and more private sector jobs than at any point in the State’s history.Read the Report
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in NYS, Governor Cuomo established the NYS Council on Women and Girls to recognize and advance women's rights within our State.
STATE OF THE STATE
Rebuilding New York's Infrastructure
Governor Cuomo's ambitious infrastructure plan is the largest in the country, with major investments going toward rebuilding airports, roads, bridges and public transportation.
Investment in Education Aid
New York State is investing more in education than at any other time in history, bringing the new education aid total to an historic $25.8 billion.
New Middle Class Tax Cut Savings
New Yorkers will save nearly $6.6 billion in just the first four years, with an annual savings reaching $4.2 billion by 2025 with the start of the new middle class tax cuts - the lowest tax rate in more than 70 years.