Governor Cuomo's 2021 agenda – Reimagine | Rebuild | Renew – features nation-leading proposals to defeat COVID-19, jumpstart New York's economic resurgence, and create a fairer, more just state.
Governor Cuomo's proposals will help win the war against COVID-19 by addressing New York's short-term economic issues, ensuring social and racial justice, reopening the state while growing the green economy, and investing in New York's future with a $306 billion infrastructure plan.
There are episodes in history that transform society and COVID is one of those moments. We see the risk and peril, but we also see the promise and potential of this moment.
Watch: 2021 State of the State Address: Day One
2021 State of the State Highlights
The Vaccine Equity Task Force will assist in overcoming barriers to vaccination & increase access in Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, rural, poor, & public housing communities.
Governor Cuomo will enact comprehensive telehealth reform to help New Yorkers take advantage of telehealth tools and address existing roadblocks.
Manage the Economic Crisis
Governor Cuomo will fight to ensure that the federal government takes responsibility and delivers the fair funding New York and other states are owed.
A new Office of Cannabis Management would be created to oversee the new adult-use program, as well as the State's existing medical and cannabinoid hemp programs.
Safer, Fairer, More Just New York
A comprehensive package of inititaves to combat domestic violence and gender-based violence includes requiring abusers to pay damages.
The Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative requires all local governments & police forces to develop a plan to modernize policing strategies & strengthen relationships with their community.
Build the Green Economy
New York has secured commitments from companies to manufacture wind turbine components within the state and build the nation's largest offshore wind program.
The 250-mile energy superhighway will create opportunities to maximize the use of renewable energy for parts of the state that still rely on polluting fossil-fuel plants.