Earth Day

April 22, 2017

"This Earth Day, we celebrate the unparalleled natural beauty of the Empire State, but also recognize the very real and increasingly complex challenges facing our environment."



FY 2018 Executive Budget

The 2018 Budget builds on New York's fiscal discipline over the last six years while strengthening the middle class, reducing taxes, and making smart investments in our state's future.


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.



Equal Opportunity

Liberty Defense Project

$10M in the 2018 Budget establishes the nation's first legal defense fund to ensure all immigrants, regardless of residency status, have access to representation.


The Empire State Trail

Once complete, the 750-mile trail will be the nation's largest state multi-use trail network, giving outdoor enthusiasts, hikers and bikers access to some of NY's natural treasures.

Built to Lead

End of Year Report 2016

JANUARY 4, 2017

New York State showed the nation that it is built to lead. We adopted an ambitious $100 billion building investment plan and showed the way forward on some of the most challenging economic justice issues securing 12 weeks of Paid Family Leave and the first in-the-nation $15 statewide minimum wage.

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Protecting Our Drinking Water

The $2.5 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act will upgrade NY's aging water infrastructure - enhancing community health & protecting our natural resources for generations to come.


Progress 2011-2016

Built to Lead


Tax Savings

Step one to promoting growth is to cut taxes and control spending. By the end of 2016, New York State will have cut or avoided enough taxes to save New Yorkers $114.1 billion.

Built to Lead


Private Sector Jobs

We’re putting New Yorkers back to work. Today, New York State boasts a record 7.87 million private sector jobs - the most in our state's history.

Built to Lead


School Aid

A record-high $24.8 billion is being invested in our education system - a 6.5% increase over last year that will impact New York's 2.8 million students.

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