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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

State of the State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers the annual State of the State address in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Sandra Lee, the girlfriend of New York Gov.
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Sandra Lee, the girlfriend of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, walks to her seat before Cuomo's third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives to deliver
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives to deliver his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg listens as
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg listens as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo embraces Janina Kaczowka, mother of
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo embraces Janina Kaczowka, mother of slain West Webster firefighter Tomasz Kaczowka, after presenting her with a state flag during his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Folk singer Pete Seeger performs during an anti-hydraulic
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Folk singer Pete Seeger performs during an anti-hydraulic fracturing rally before New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo during his State of
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo during his State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, gives a
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, gives a tour of the Hall of New York to members of the Legislature and media in Albany. Paintings in the hallway depict scenes from around New York. Cuomo delivered his third State of the State address later in the day. (Jan. 9, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

State Senate Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers) stands
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State Senate Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers) stands on the Senate floor before being sworn in at the Capitol in Albany. (Jan. 9, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, cuts a
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, cuts a ribbon to unveil a skylight over the state Senate staircase at the Capitol in Albany. Joining the governor from left are Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), Senate Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Counsins (D-Yonkers), Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx) and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre). (Jan. 8, 2013)

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