Governor Cuomo and Labor Leaders Call on Congress to Provide $59 Billion to Address Catastrophic Budget Shortfalls Resulting from COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 12:49

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and prominent New York labor leaders today called on Congress to provide $59 billion to address catastrophic budget shortfalls that impact the jobs and livelihoods of thousands of workers in the state. The governor and labor leaders sent a letter to federal representatives enumerating the critical infrastructure projects that would be impacted without federal funding and the hospitals, schools and institutions that would be supported by it. New York State, New York City and other local governments face huge shortfalls due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.