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Governor Cuomo announces proposals for 2017 State of the State. Specific details for each proposal can be found here

Governor Cuomo Announces 3rd Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Making Child Care More Affordable for Middle Class Families

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled a new Enhanced Middle Class Child Care Tax Credit that will help more than 200,000 middle class families make their child care more affordable. The Enhanced Middle Class Child Care Tax Credit would supplement the current New York State Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and more than double the benefit for families earning between $60,000 and $150,000. 

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Speaker Heastie Announces Leadership Positions and Committee Chairs for 2017-2018 Legislative Session 

Complete list can be found here.

Governor Cuomo Presents 2nd Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Transforming JFK International Airport for the 21st Century

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century and worthy of the State of New York.

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Governor Cuomo Presents 1st Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Making College Tuition-Free for New York’s Middle Class Families

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, today unveiled the 1st signature proposal of his 2017 agenda: making college tuition-free for New York’s middle class families at all SUNY and CUNY two- and four-year colleges. New York’s tuition-free college degree program, the Excelsior Scholarship, is the first of its kind in the nation and will help alleviate the crushing burden of student debt while enabling thousands of bright young students to realize their dream of higher education.

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View the 2017 Legislative Calendar for session here.

Governor Cuomo Announces Release of New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of the New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint. First announced in the 2016 State of the State address, the strategic plan will advance the development of offshore wind along New York’s coastline. New York State is home to some of the world’s strongest offshore wind resources, which will contribute to the Governor’s aggressive mandate to supply 50 percent of the state’s electricity from renewable energy resources by 2030.

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