Schools Permitted to Open This Fall

August 7, 2020

Schools across the state are permitted to open. The determination of how individual districts reopen will be made by local districts under strict Dept. of Health guidelines.

2020

Recent Actions

New York Forward

Governor Cuomo's plan to re-open New York State focuses on getting people back to work and easing social isolation without triggering renewed spread of the virus.

FY 2021 Enacted Budget

The FY2021 Budget is balanced, includes no new taxes, continues to phase in tax cuts for the middle class, enacts the strongest Paid Sick Leave program in the nation, and much more.

GOVERNOR

Andrew M. Cuomo

Biography

Andrew M. Cuomo, re-elected the 56th Governor of New York State on November 6, 2018, has a lifelong commitment to public service and the proven leadership skills to make government work for the people of the state.

STATE OF THE STATE

Progress 2011-2020

Infrastructure

$250Billion

Infrastructure Plan

Rebuilding and reimagining the State’s capital assets, with investments in roads and bridges, mass transit, affordable housing, State colleges and universities, clean water infrastructure, health care infrastructure and State Parks.

Education

$27.9Billion

Investment in Education Aid

New York is making the highest ever investment in K-12 education with a 43 percent increase since 2012.

Taxes

$4.2Billion

Middle Class Tax Cut

Continued phase-in of middle class tax cuts will save New Yorkers over $1.8 billion in 2020.

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