ALBANY, NY — “The Governor’s 2019 State of the State Address laid our numerous proposals for the coming Legislative Session, but I’m troubled by the silence on critical issues that matter to hard-working taxpayers, particularly in Upstate. Each year, thousands of residents leave our state in search of a more affordable life. I was disappointed with the lack of urgency and awareness by the Governor today with respect to reversing this trend. Instead he is focused on legalizing drugs, provided monetary support to illegal aliens, and curbing New Yorkers’ Second Amendment rights.
“If the Legislature works together on policies to make our state more affordable in 2019, I’m confident we’ll make significant progress to grow our population and make New York a place where families can live and prosper.”