Public Safety Initiatives Will Combat Hate Crimes, Domestic Violence and Retail Theft; Legislation Will Crack Down on Illicit Cannabis Storefronts

Treatment for Serious Mental Illness Will Improve With 200 New Psychiatric Inpatient Beds, Improved Hospital Discharge Procedures, Funding to Expand Mental Health Court

With Kids and Teens Facing Mental Health Crisis, Governor Proposes a School-Based Mental Health Clinic for Every School That Wants One

Next Phase of Long-Term Housing Agenda Will Focus on Increasing Supply In New York City; Thousands of New Housing Units to be Constructed on State-Owned Land

Continue New York’s Nation-Leading Climate Policies While Ensuring the Clean Energy Revolution is Affordable for All New Yorkers; Set Bold Goal to Plant 25 Million Trees Over Next Decade

SUNY and CUNY Schools Will Offer Direct Admission to Top 10% Of Students at New York High Schools

Second Avenue Subway Planned to Extend to Broadway, Interborough Express Moves Forward

Over Past Week, Governor Unveiled Consumer Protection & Affordability Agenda, “Back to Basics” Reading Plan, Maternal and Infant Health Plan, NY SWIMS, Empire AI Consortium and Office of Service and Civic Engagement

204 Groundbreaking Proposals Will Make New York More Affordable, More Livable and Safer

2024 State of the State “Our New York, Our Future” Available Here

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Governor Kathy Hochul today delivered the 2024 State of the State Address and released her “Our New York, Our Future” agenda. The State of the State includes 204 bold initiatives to make New York more affordable, more livable and safer.

“The State of New York is stronger, healthier, safer and more affordable than it was two years ago when I became Governor, but there is more work to do,” Governor Hochul said. “Every proposal announced today serves to improve our state and ensure our communities are not just surviving, but that they are thriving. Our New York is our future, and the future is brighter than ever.”