NY economic development grants announced

12.12.13 | Bob Price

New York is awarding nearly 7-hundred-and-16 million dollars in grants to spark job growth statewide.  The Mohawk Valley, North County, Capital Region, Southern Tier and Long Island are the big winners in this year's round of economic development grants. Each region won more than 80 million dollars in tax breaks, funding and capital. Western New York, the Finger Lakes Region, the Hudson valley, central New York and New York City will each get about $60 million in this third year of the awards.  In all, Gov. Cuomo announced that 824 projects statewide, will be funded by Albany.