• Governor delivers State of the State over several days

    Governor delivers State of the State over several days

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented the first of several State of the State messages on Monday, January 11, with additional remarks expected throughout the week. PEF President Wayne Spence said, “While the State of the State is usually short on detail, we very much support the priorities laid out in his first presentation. We agree that...

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  • PEF President Statement on NY Correctional Facility Closures

    PEF President Statement on NY Correctional Facility Closures

    Albany, N.Y. —  PEF President Wayne Spence issued the following statement on New York’s announcement that they will close the Watertown and Gowanda Correctional Facilities as well as the Clinton Annex, effective March 30, 2021: “We are disappointed that Gov. Cuomo chose to close these three facilities at this time. We understand the fiscal crisis the...

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