continued “By the end of the year, we were not first Democrats and Republicans, we were first New Yorkers and we acted that way,” he said. “We put the politics aside and put the people first. And it worked. And we worked. We delivered for the people — and we made this state a better state and I was honored to be a part of it with you.
“Cynics will say we can’t do it again, that we can’t do any better, the governor concluded. “Well, cynics don’t know us, and they don’t know New York. Today, I am telling you this: we are going to reach even higher.”