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New York Governor Focuses on Revenue Raisers, Federal Aid

Jan. 11, 2021, 9:09 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has a $14.9 billion budget hole to fill before the fiscal year ends, used his State of the State address Monday to send an urgent message to President-elect Joe Biden: Federal help is needed, and soon.

“New York is suffering and New Yorkers are tired of being abused, and demand that Washington stops causing damage and starts resolving the damage they caused,” Cuomo (D) said.

The speech was done remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, unlike addresses in the past where thousands of attendees descend on the state Capitol. Cuomo ...

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