"Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $750,000 in grants to communities in the central Adirondacks region to capitalize on the economic and recreational opportunities from the recently protected Boreas Ponds tract and surrounding forests. The grants, supported by funding from The Nature Conservancy, will help local businesses and communities enhance access opportunities and services to attract new visitors to the region."
"A deal that would link future increases in per-pupil charter school aid to public school funding could be breaking the logjam around the state’s $150-plus billion budget." , as reported by Jimmy Vielkind and Keshia Clukey for Politico NY.
"Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today marked Equal Pay Day with a directive to the Department of Labor to study the causes, scope and economic impact of the gender pay gap in New York State and issue policy recommendations to help close it. The study will be co-chaired by Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon." , as reported by the NYS Governor's Website.
" 'The American Health Care Act as drafted by the Republican Congress and amended by Representatives Collins and Faso will devastate the New York Healthcare system. The Republican plan will leave 2.7 million New Yorkers without healthcare and cut $4.7 billion from the state’s Medicaid budget. This comes after the Republicans promised the exact opposite: That no American would lose healthcare and that no block grant would cut funding to the state.' " , said Governor Cuomo as reported by the NYS Governor's Website.