Rensselaer, NY, Jan 10, 2013 — Gov. Cuomo laid out a challenging year for New York in his State of the State speech Wednesday.
The bullet points are many and varied, from raising the minimum wage, to money for the "clean economy," a 10-point Women's Equality Act, "destination resort casinos", a regional tourism competition, an Adirondack whitewater competition, a tough assault weapons ban, incentives for teachers and for schools to provide more time in the classroom.
Then there was emergency preparedness, worker's comp, fairness in the justice system, housing, climate change. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jan 10, 2013 — Education was a major focus in Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State speech Wednesday. He wants more schooling, and better teaching - and he announced his plans for New York schools for the coming year. North Country school leaders say Cuomo has some interesting ideas, but they don't make sense without increased funding. Go to full article
Rensselaer, NY, Jan 10, 2013 — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked lawmakers to help him "stop the madness" and pass tough new anti gun legislation. Cuomo also focused on changes to better prepare for future... Go to full article