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Travel and Tourism Committee Update
January 6, 2012

State of the State

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his second State of the State address on Wednesday, January 4 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.  After many years of the Tourism Industry stressing the need for government to get more involved in the sector, Governor Cuomo heeded their call.  While laying out the next phase for New York's economic blueprint he started with Tourism, singling out the industry for being a top employer in the state and noting the billions of dollars tourists spend in New York State. 

Tourism Priorities:

Please click here to read the Governor's remarks in its entirety.