Cuomo Announces Grant Money This Week

12.09.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plays the role of Santa Claus this week ...handing out millions in economic development cash for ten regions across the Empire State. On Wednesday, the governor will announce a third round of grants for regional economic development projects.  In the southern tier, about 95 percent of the projects funded, actually get off the ground.  statewide, over the past two years, 52 grants or tax breaks approved through the 10 regional councils were pulled or never awarded. Those incentives totaled about $40 million dollars.