New York State

Cuomo Reveals 2019-2020 New York State Budget Highlights
The 2019-2020 state budget is a done deal. According to Governor Cuomo's office, among the highlights are a permanent two percent property tax cap, elimination of cash bail for misdemeanors and non-violent felonies and a ban on plastic single-use grocery bags effective next year...
"Raise The Age Law" Takes Effect in New York State
Governor Cuomo announced yesterday that the "Raise The Age law is now in effect in New York. As of midnight October 1st, the law removes 16 year olds who have committed a criminal act from the adult criminal justice system and places them in age-appropriate settings where they can receive servi…
Record Setting Year For New York's Tourism Industry
The state's tourism industry set new records in 2017 for total visitation, economic impact and direct spending. According to the Governor's office, New York State welcomed 243.8 million visitors last year, nearly 5 million more than the previous year and an 18% increase since 2011.

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