Governor Cuomo Increases Security at Critical New York Infrastructure Points After Shooting In The Netherlands

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ALBANY, NY — March 18, 2019 — “The horrific shooting on a tram in Utrecht is another scar on the soul of the people of this planet and an affirmation of the fear and anxiety that people feel in the face of division and hate. My thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones, and New Yorkers stand with …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Increases Security at Critical New York Infrastructure Points After Shooting In The Netherlands

Governor Cuomo Announces Preliminary Analysis Outlining Devastating Impact of President Trump’s Budget On New York

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Budget Cuts $4.3 Billion in Health Care Funding for New York in First Year Alone; $65 Billion by 2026 Medicaid DSH Cuts Cost New York $11.5 Billion Over 10 Years 20 Percent Reduction in Federal Health Care Funding ALBANY, NY — March 14, 2019 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the Division of the Budget has conducted a …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces Preliminary Analysis Outlining Devastating Impact of President Trump’s Budget On New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Op-Ed In the New York Daily News on Criminal Justice

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Governor Cuomo: “In New York, we believe in a more just society, and we know what we must do to achieve it. That’s why this year I will not sign a budget without criminal justice reform. Failing to take action would be criminal.” The New York Daily i published an op-ed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo laying out why he …

eHeziGovernor Andrew Cuomo’s Op-Ed In the New York Daily News on Criminal Justice

Statement from New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr., on a Fiscally Responsible Budget

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ALBANY, NY — March 7, 2019 —  “The Governor has been crystal clear that he will not agree to a budget that is not fiscally responsible, or without MTA financing – using either congestion pricing or fare increases. Further the budget must include a permanent tax cap, and bail reform — which is currently stalled in the legislature but has …

eHeziStatement from New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr., on a Fiscally Responsible Budget

Updated Statement from New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr. on Revenue Projections for the MTA

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ALBANY, NY — March 6, 2019 — “Congestion pricing is projected to yield $15 billion, the internet sales tax would yield roughly $5 billion, and the tax on cannabis could generate an additional $2 billion for a total of $22 billion for the next MTA capital plan. But even that leaves a shortfall to get to the low end of …

eHeziUpdated Statement from New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr. on Revenue Projections for the MTA

New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr., on the Lack of Consensus with the State Legislature on Revenue Estimates

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ALBANY, NY — March 3, 2019 — “The Governor has said that the challenge for this budget is dealing with the fiscal realities of revenue shortfalls and an unstable economy. At our revenue forecasting conference, independent nationally recognized economists, including those invited by the Legislature, warned of a slowing economy. The Federal SALT tax changes are hurting our economy and limiting our …

eHeziNew York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Jr., on the Lack of Consensus with the State Legislature on Revenue Estimates

Open Letter Regarding Amazon
By New York State Budget Director ROBERT F. MUJICA, Jr.

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Written on February 22, 2019. ALBANY, NY — February 23, 2019 — “As just about everyone in this state, if not the country, knows by now, Amazon has terminated its plans to bring its second headquarters to New York State. It is a tremendous loss for New Yorkers and I hope that at a minimum, we understand the lessons learned. …

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By New York State Budget Director ROBERT F. MUJICA, Jr.

New York State Launches ID Cards for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Communication Tool Expected to Improve International with First Responders ALBANY, NY — February 23, 2019 — The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) yesterday announced that standardized identification (ID) cards for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are now available upon request. The goal of the I/DD ID cards is to help first responders — …

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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Ease Ballot Access for Candidate’s Following Recent Change in Primary Election Date

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Temporarily Reduces Number of Signatures Required for Petitions by 25 Percent for Candidates Running for Office Reduces Petition Signature Requirement for Party Positions to 3 Percent of Enrolled Voters of the Party ALBANY, NY — February 20, 2019 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed two pieces of p following the recent change in New York’s primary election date. The …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Ease Ballot Access for Candidate’s Following Recent Change in Primary Election Date

Governor Cuomo’s Op-Ed: Trump’s Assault On Abortion Rights Must Be Rejected

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 First Published By the New York Times “Mr. Trump and the Catholic Church are opposed to state actions like the Reproductive Health Act — even though they merely codify existing federal law and firmly established practices. But these objections aren’t about the rare occasion when a woman has an abortion to protect her health or life. This is about the desire …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo’s Op-Ed: Trump’s Assault On Abortion Rights Must Be Rejected