Governor Hochul made history today as the first female Governor to deliver the State of the State address in New York. If her proposals come to fruition, she will make Adirondack history with her accomplishments as well.
The Governor noted during her speech that, “We are in a Climate Crisis. We must act like it.” She went on to underscore the connection between place and health, acknowledging that COVID-19 drove, “record use of our parks and shared spaces and with it, soaring maintenance needs.” A suite of State of the State proposals offer promise of a strong year for the Adirondacks.
Below you will find excerpts highlighting the great potential of Governor’s State of the State Address, in preserving Wilderness, protecting clean water, and fighting climate change in the Adirondacks: