Last Thursday, Gov. Cuomo released a statement calling President Trump’s proposed federal budget “dangerous” and “reckless.” The Governor criticized proposed funding cuts for the Gateway Tunnel project that would connect New York and New Jersey, as well as other transportation upgrades throughout New York.  He also noted that the budget proposal would cut funding for the National Institute of Health, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Clean Power Plan and for affordable housing programs.

Gov. Cuomo said:

“The Administration’s proposed budget is dangerous, reckless, and contemptuous of American values. It should be rejected by Congress out of hand. The proposal undermines policies and positions that have been cherished and defended by men and women of both parties, some for more than a century. It leaves behind the most vulnerable among us, and puts our environment, our infrastructure, and our future at risk.”