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Local representatives weigh in on Governor’s State of State Address

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his agenda for 2012 during his second State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 4, and vowed to continue building a “new New York” by growing the economy, reinventing the State Government, and advancing New York as a progressive leader.

“Our challenge for 2012 is this: How does government spur job creation in a down economy while limiting spending and maintaining fiscal discipline? The answer is forging public-private partnerships that leverage state resources to generate billions of dollars in economic growth and create thousands of jobs,” Cuomo said.

Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward (R,I-Willsboro) said following the speech that even though she had seen some progress made since the last legislative session, there were many issues, including mandate relief, lower tax spending, and job creation, that need to be addressed to assist the state in its recovery. Continue reading

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