Governor Cuomo Announces 29th Proposal of the 2020 State of the State: $300 Million Plan to Reimagine the Iconic Erie Canal

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 13:31

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the 29th proposal of his 2020 State of the State: a $300 million plan to reimagine the Erie Canal by creating recreational activities on the Canal to boost tourism, mitigating flooding, enhancing irrigation and recreational fishing and restoring wetlands. The Governor is recommending the New York Power Authority Board, which now oversees the Canal Corporation as a subsidiary, approve the $300 million investment over the next five years at the board's January meeting.