Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Easter Sunday

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directs New York State Police to increase patrols at churches and houses of worship across NYS following attacks in Sri Lanka NEW YORK, NY — April 21, 2019 — “Today, families and friends across the state will gather to celebrate Easter. As we usher in a new spring, let us take time to reflect on the spirit …

eHeziStatement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Easter Sunday

Governor Cuomo Directs One World Trade Center To Be Lit In Solidarity With the People of France and The Catholic Community After The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

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NEW YORK, NY — April 16, 2019 —Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that One World Trade Center’s 408-foot spire be lit in the colors of the French flag this evening, April 16, in solidarity with the people of France and the Catholic community following the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6926257/ROBERT-HARDMAN-witnesses-inside-ravaged-Notre-Dame.html#v-7695329018985727440 “Our hearts ached as we watched a devastating …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Directs One World Trade Center To Be Lit In Solidarity With the People of France and The Catholic Community After The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announces Agreement on FY2020 Budget

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Historic Agreement Makes 2% Property Tax Cap Permanent, Includes Landmark Criminal Justice Reforms, and MTA Reform Plan That Includes Central Business District Tolling Increases Education Aid by Over $1 Billion, Bringing Total Education Funding to $27.9 Billion, and Introduces New Education Equity Formula to Ensure Funding for Poorer Schools Agreement to Enact Public Campaign Finance System State Spending Kept at …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announces Agreement on FY2020 Budget

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. …

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