2016 State of the State and Budget Address

TOP 2016 State of the State and Budget Address

2016 'Built to Lead' Agenda

The theme of Governor Cuomo’s 2016 agenda is “Built to Lead,” recognizing New York’s heritage as a standard bearer throughout U.S. history, the significant progress achieved in the state over the past 5 years, and New York’s inherent capacity to lead the nation in addressing some of today’s most pressing challenges.

Watch Governor Cuomo's 2016 State of the State and Budget Address

Built to Lead


Modernize Mass Transit

Modernize and fundamentally transform the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Penn Station and redevelop the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Education: The Doorway to Opportunity

Leading the Nation in Social and Economic Progress


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Protecting Public Health

Taking down barriers for businesses and creating opportunities to grow

Ethics and Government Reform

New FOIL Reforms

To improve transparency, let's reform the FOIL laws to include the Executive, Legislature, JCOPE and Legislative Ethics Commission.