State of the State

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State Address over several days this week. Cuomo’s focus was on several action plans to reopen the economy.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the last of four speeches outlining his 2021 plans, detailed billions of dollars in new and ongoing infrastructure projects that he hopes can provide jobs in the post-COVID economy.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled an ambitious plan to bring more green energy and what he said will be thousands of jobs to New York State. Plans include new solar farms and offshore wind turbines, and more transmission lines across the state.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address virtually from The War Room at the state Capitol, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Albany, N.Y.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo detailed his plans to use rapid COVID-19 testing in 2021 to reopen restaurants, theaters and arts venues, including New York City’s Tribeca Film festival in June, even before most New Yorkers are vaccinated. The governor, in a second State of the State speech, also said he’ll push for a bill to require intendent providers to offer deep discounts to low income residents.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address virtually from The War Room at the state Capitol, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Albany, N.Y.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday gave what he said is the first of four State of the State speeches. He said fighting the COVID-19 pandemic will be the top priority.

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