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.