Kicking off his re-election year, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivered a State of the State address Wednesday built on familiar themes: cutting business taxes, investing in infrastructure, and passing ethics laws and a “women’s agenda” that includes strengthening abortion rights.
The Democrat proposed a $2 billion education bond act to be used to upgrade school technology and help fund infrastructure for prekindergarten programs. But the borrowing plan, if approved by voters, still wouldn’t pay for operating costs to establish full-day prekindergarten programs.
Cuomo also proposed taking over management responsibilities for upgrades at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports from the Port Authority.