2019 State of the State & Budget Address

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TOP 2019 State of the State & Budget Address

2019 Justice Agenda

The Governor's 2019 Justice Agenda protects New Yorkers from Washington's devastating attacks, strengthens the middle class, safeguards the environment, improves the health of our communities and invests in our infrastructure for the 21st century. For the ninth consecutive year, the Budget is balanced and holds spending growth below two percent.

The Governor laid out his legislative agenda in December to enable the Legislature to commence action on top priorities immediately upon convening.

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This is What Progress Looks Like

Governor Cuomo urged the legislature to act in the first 100 days of the 2019 session on a number of issues. Here's what was accomplished in the first 30.

2019 Justice Agenda Proposals

Restoring Fairness, Progress and Pride

Fighting to repeal SALT

Governor Cuomo will continue to lead the fight to repeal the cap on SALT, while continuing tax cuts for middle class families. 

Codify Reproductive Rights

Governor Cuomo fulfilled his promise to sign into law the Reproductive Health Act within the first 30 days of the 2019 legislative session. 

2019 Justice Agenda Proposals

Social, Economic, and Racial Justice

Advance Criminal Justice for All

Governor Cuomo proposes to end the injutsice in our criminal justice system by ending cash bail, improving the transparency discovery process, ensuring right to a speedy trial.

Pass the Dream Act

New York is standing up for our immigrant communities. We will pass the Dream Act once and for all to ensure a higher education system that provides opportunity to all children.

2019 Justice Agenda

Ensuring the Promise of Full, True Justice for All

2019 Justice Agenda Proposals

Making a Real Difference in People’s Lives

Launch the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal will make New York's electricity 100% carbon neutral by 2040 and put the state on the path to eliminating its carbon footprint. 

As Presented by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

FY 2020 Executive Budget

2019 Justice Agenda Proposals

True Justice For All

Ensure a Quality Education for All

The budget would require districts to distribute state aid in a more equitable manner, increase education aid by $1 billion, expand universal pre-k, and protect student loan borrowers.

Improve Our Democracy

While the federal government works to disenfranchise voters, Governor Cuomo will encourage citizens to engage in the democratic process. 

Combat Gun Violence

Governor Cuomo will push to pass the Red Flag Law, ban bump stocks and extend the waiting period for purchasing a gun from three days to 10 days.

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Let's Make History in 2019

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