The New Kosciuszko Bridge

April 27, 2017

Governor Cuomo celebrates the grand opening of the first span of the Kosciuszko Bridge – the first new bridge constructed in New York City in more than 50 years.

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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.


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.



Raise the Age

Raise the Age

With the passage of the FY 2018 State Budget, New York State has ended a decade-long injustice by raising the age of criminal responsibility.

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FY 2018 Executive Budget

APRIL 15, 2017

New York State is strengthening the middle class by investing in jobs & infrastructure, reducing taxes, providing tuition-free college with the first-in-the-nation Excelsior Scholarship program, and raising the age of criminal responsibility so minors are no longer prosecuted as adults.

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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 State of New York 4/28/17 - "Investing in Our Communities"

Governor Cuomo premiered the "New York Harbor of Lights" at the grand opening of the new Kosciuszko Bridge in NYC, attended the ground breaking of the $53.7 million Greater Rochester International Airport redesign project, and signed the $2.5 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act to protect water quality statewide.


Progress 2011-2016

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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.

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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.

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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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