2016 Regional Economic Development Council Awards

December 9, 2016

NY's 10 regions were awarded over $700M in funding to drive local economies forward, bringing $4.6 billion directly into communities since REDC launched in 2011.

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Priorities

Protecting Civil Rights

Governor Cuomo announced his three-part action plan to protect civil rights and combat hate crimes in New York, including the establishment of a first-in-the-nation emergency legal defense fund that ensures all immigrants have access to representation. 

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

Health

Leading the Fight Against Lung Cancer

Marking National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Governor Cuomo reveals Roswell Park Cancer Institute is launching a groundbreaking clinical trial of a Cuban-developed lung cancer treatment.

Built to Lead

End of Session Report 2016

JUNE 22, 2016 | 12:00:00 EDT

New York State is built to lead, and we're proving it. Governor Cuomo’s unprecedented $100 billion infrastructure and development initiative sets the stage for success into the next century - spurring our economy and creating thousands of jobs.

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Health

Get Screened, No Excuses: Text Line

Governor Cuomo’s breast cancer screening campaign features a new text line. Text 'GET SCREENED' to 81336 and find a location near you offering mammogram services.

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2016

Built to Lead

$114 Billion

Tax Cuts

Step one to promoting growth is to cut taxes and control spending. By the end of 2016 New York’s 2% property tax cap will have saved residents $114B.

Built to Lead

$100Billion

Infrastructure & Development Plan

We’re modernizing our airports, re-imagining our public transportation systems, and investing more in roads, bridges and tunnels than ever before – all to keep New York’s economy growing and creating 250,000 jobs.

Built to Lead

$24.8Billion

School Aid

We're investing more in education than ever before with the biggest investment in state history. The 6.5% increase over last year will support over 700 school districts and 2.8 million students.

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