State of the State Address

Monday was the first full day of session in the New York State legislature, and lawmakers have a lot to contend with, including a multi billion dollar budget deficit.


Cuomo announces new plan to improve voting

Jan 8, 2017
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On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his ninth proposal of the 2017 State of the State Address.

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Top Democrat and Republican members of the Senate and Assembly are not attending Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address.

Cuomo announces 12th proposal in 2016 plan

Jan 10, 2016
Jonny Moran

In the days leading to Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address, he continues to release details of his 2016 agenda.

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Campaign finance, legislative positions, and public trust in government are likely to be among the topics Governor Andrew Cuomo will bring up in his upcoming State of the State address.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has yet to reveal his anticipated gun control bill, but the effort is getting significant support.

The Independent Democratic Conference has announced it will support the Governor's legislation. The five-member conference is a group of Democrats who are closely aligned with Republicans. Cuomo's bill is expected to present limits on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

He is planning to announce components of the bill during his State of the State address on Wednesday.