Governor Cuomo today continued his "People First Campaign" at Hofstra University, where he outlined his legislative priorities and told Long Islanders that their voices must be heard in order to get Albany to act on these key reforms.
Ed Koch: '[Andrew] Will Transform Our Government Into One That New Yorkers Deserve'
Former Mayor Ed Koch hailed Andrew Cuomo's ethics policy book today, calling it a "thorough agenda to achieve independence, accountability and transparency."
Koch added, "as Governor, he will transform our government into one that New Yorkers deserve.”
“I am proud to have the support of Mayor Koch, who has spent his life serving New Yorkers and remains one of our most committed public servants," Cuomo said. "Together, and with our partners for reform, we will achieve what so many New Yorkers are ready for: a government that works."
Go to www.andrewcuomo.com/CleanUpAlbany to learn more and download the book.
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Governor Cuomo today urged House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to block a proposal to slash federal homeland security funding given to the states by 50 percent. In his letter, Governor Cuomo said the dramatic cut would hamper New York's efforts to prevent terrorist attacks and protect New Yorkers.
Governor Cuomo Sends Letter to the Chancellor of the Board of Regents Regarding Performance Evaluations for Teachers
Governor Cuomo today sent the following letter to the Chancellor of the Board of Regents Merryl Tisch regarding changes needed to improve and accelerate performance evaluations for teachers.