Governor Cuomo releases his budget agenda

ALBANY, NY – (WIVB)  Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announce plans to spend $152 billion taxpayer dollars in the upcoming fiscal year.

It includes two items Cuomo talked about frequently during his State of the state speeches last week.

One is money for free public college tuition for lower-income New Yorkers.

The other is legislation to allow ride-sharing upstate.

Cuomo has also put in a $10 billion overhaul of Kennedy International Airport as a major promise for improving infrastructure.  However few details have surfaced on funding for this project.

The plan now goes to lawmakers, who hope to approve the spending plan before the new fiscal year begins April 1. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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