New York State Reopens Statue of Liberty

January 22, 2018

In the wake of the federal government shutdown, Governor Cuomo announced NYS will fully fund federal personnel and costs of operations at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

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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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Actions

Budget

FY Executive Budget 2019

The Executive Budget protects taxpayers against devastating federal action, strengthens the middle class, cuts taxes, and makes smart investments in New York's future.

Government

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.

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Puerto Rico

New York Stands with Puerto Rico

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.

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2017

Infrastructure

100Billion

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.

Education

$1.1Billion

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.

Taxes

$6.6Billion

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.

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