• Cuomo pushes pricey West Side Manhattan projects as 2021 priorities

    8 days ago - By New York Post

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked up big-ticket projects for Manhattan's West Side in the final of four State of the State speeches that on Thursday focused on infrastructure - including the continuing makeover of Penn Station, building a new Port Authority Bus terminal and expanding the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The governor also proposed extending the...
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  • Cuomo unveils his version of a New Deal in final State of the State speech

    Cuomo unveils his version of a New Deal in final State of the State speech

    8 days ago - By Times Union

    ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo finished off his four-part State of the State Thursday with an address focusing on construction projects around the state, but particularly transportation development in New York City.
    The governor attempted throughout the speech to draw a line from himself to former New York governor and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Cuomo quoted from Roosevelt's speeches, pointed out that he lives and works where Roosevelt used to reside and said his own infrastructure policies were inspired by Roosevelt's New Deal and his investment in public works during the Great...
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