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Governor Cuomo Stops at Purchase on his State of the State Tour

Purchase hosted Governor Andrew Cuomo today as he made the latest stop on his State of the State tour. He spoke in the Performing Arts Center's Recital Hall to a packed house of local legislators and Purchase students, faculty, and staff.

President Schwarz introduced the Governor, who then unveiled plans to stimulate job and economic growth, establish a world-class education system, and maintain fiscal integrity and discipline. "Jobs and education are our key 1-2 punch," he said. The governor also discussed plans for his Women's Equality Act, a minimum wage increase, and the option of extended school hours with costs to be covered by the State.

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