March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Manhattan, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo celebrated the ground breaking on the Jacob Javits Convention Center expansion. Following work that began on the building’s foundation in December 2016, this groundbreaking signifies the start of construction on the first phase of the $1.5 billion expansion project. Workers will begin to raise steel beams for the transformer building,…Read More

Syracuse, NY According to governor Andrew Cuomo, Phase Two of the redesign and transformation of the New York State Fairgrounds will move forward. Cuomo also endorsed the State Fair Task Force recommendation to expand the fair to 13 days in 2017. Phase Two of the capital program to develop the fair into a year-round destination…Read More

Queens, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo together with New York-based hotel investment firm MCR, a hotel owner-operator, broke ground on the conversion plan to rehabilitate the TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport into a 505-room hotel. Closed to the public since 2001, Eero Saarinen’s internationally-revered midcentury modern landmark will be ushered into a new life, mirroring its…Read More

Albany, NY According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, new actions to grow New York’s burgeoning industrial hemp industry will be implemented. Building on the success of the state’s Industrial Hemp Agricultural Pilot Program that launched in 2016, the governor has proposed to amend legislation to further grow the industry and authorize farmers to work with the…Read More

New York, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo recently celebrated the on-time arrival of the Second Ave. Subway–the system’s first major expansion in more than 50 years–with the line’s inaugural ride. The new line’s first ride and celebratory party were co-hosted by MTA chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast and attended by Second Ave. Subway and MTA workers,…Read More

Hornell, NY According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, $30 million in state funding will support the expansion of Alstom Transportation, Inc., which will add 200 new jobs in Steuben County. The project is motivated by Alstom’s successful bid to provide Next Generation High-Speed Trains for Amtrak. The expansion will retain more than 1,000 existing positions in…Read More

Brentwood, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo recently celebrated the expansion of addiction treatment and prevention services on Long Island with the groundbreaking of a $4.6 million community residence center in Suffolk County and the state’s first bilingual adolescent substance use disorder clubhouse now open in Freeport, Nassau County. “These new facilities are critical to saving and improving…Read More

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