Speech to Text for Local, state lawmakers discuss Cuomo's state of the state ad
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he calls a federal assault.....in his annual state of the state address....saying new york will sue over the recently enacted reublican tax overhaul. the governor spoke at the convention center, in albany....highlighting points of his 2018 agenda. those include: voting reforms - this would allow voters to cast a ballot up to 12 days before an election. also -- the fight against drugs -- taking legal action against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. and -- clean energy. the governor wants more offshore wind energy projects in new york waters. these are just three of the top proposals from the governor. cuomo, a possible presidential candidate in 2020....empasized the state efforts to resist republican president donald trump. 1:19:55 this is literally going to define the future of this state. president ford mahave methoricallyold new yorko drop ad in 1975 t thfederal governemis the st hostile and aggressive toward new york in history 1:20:11 it is shot an arrow aimed at new york's economic heart 1:20:16 we will start this year with a frillion doll deficit compounded by a 2 billion dollar cut primarily from the federal government in healthcare 1:20:26 even worse, the federal tax bill reshapes the nation's economy. their plan is trickled down on steriods. it didn't work in the 80's and it won't work now 1:20:37 newschannel two's joleen ferris is live in albany tonight.....with what local state leaders have to say about the governor's address. an hour & 32 minutes after the governor took the podium, he was done with his 8th state of the address.in between, there were enthusiastic rounds of applause for the buffalo bills, social reform & jobs. local, county & state officials after told us what they thought of the speech, and what, if anything, they saw of us in it. robert palmieri anthony picente senator james seward / 51 utica mayor robert palmieri:"i think that danfoss is the start...hopefully in 2018 there'll be some announcements" oneida county executive anthony picente: "i always look for the state budget.....projects that are in play...." senator james seward: "overall in terms of upstate ny....budget deficit" coming up new at 6, we'll hear from one local state lawmaker for whom this is his first state of the state addre, and one for whom it is his last. back to you head