Governor Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address
Albany, NY (WIBX) – Governor Cuomo delivered his second State of the State address in Albany, praising the state government for its actions, but saying more still needed to be done.
In a one hour speech, Cuomo outlined his achievements in the past year, including ethics reform, marriage equality and a re-structuring of New York’s tax system.
The Governor then addressed new concerns for 2012, such as reducing the high unemployment rate in Buffalo and building new infrastructure.
He also expressed concern at New York’s public education system, saying New York is number one in spending, but only 38th in graduation rates.
Cuomo also mentioned his intent to stop fingerprinting for food stamps, in order to lessen the stigma attached.
The governor says this year’s agenda is ambitious, but attainable.