January 4, 2012
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced an agreement on the 2012-2013 New York State Budget.
The agreement, made between Gov. Andrew Cuomo, State Education Department (SED) Commissioner John King and United Teachers President Richard C. Iannuzzi, would usher in a new statewide teacher evaluation system that, according to a release sent out by the state Feb. 16, “will make New York state a national leader in holding teachers accountable for student achievement.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will present his executive budget in Plattsburgh on Friday, Feb. 3, at 10:30 a.m. The event will take place at SUNY Plattsburgh.
Local leaders happy with Medicaid relief proposal
With local governments struggling under the mandated 2 percent tax cap, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Jan. 17 the state should offer real mandate relief and take over increases in Medicaid and work to reduce pension costs in the proposed new state budget.
Budget address set for 2 p.m.
Cuomo delivers state of the state address
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state of the state address offered little for North Country residents.