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Cuomo releases funds elsewhere

Nov 24, 2011 12:02 am
Rick Karlin in Capitol Confidential reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is releasing state funds for some food banks and disaster relief agencies -- except none in our area. In addition, Cuomo's staff has been fanning out across the state to help at local food bands -- except not in our area. The food banks getting state funds include:
• Food Bank of Western New York (located in Buffalo) – $121,000
• Foodlink (located in Rochester) – $107,000
• Food Bank of the Southern Tier (located in Elmira) – $59,000
• Food Bank of Central New York (located in Syracuse) – $147,000
• Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York (located in Albany area) – $200,000
• Food Bank For Westchester – $64,000
• Food Bank For New York City – $199,000
• Long Island Cares, Inc./The Harry Chapin Food Bank – $103,000
Other funds are going out to:
• Broome County Council of Churches (Broome County): $60,000
• Delaware Opportunities, Inc. (Delaware County): $60,000
• Grace Episcopal Church (Orange County): $60,000
• Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County: $60,000
• CACHE, Inc. (Sullivan County): $60,000
• Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless: $60,000
• Regional Food Bank of Southern Tier (Chemung County): $80,000
• Regional Food Bank of Central NY (Onondaga County): $80,000
• Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY (Albany County): $100,000
Read the full story in Capitol Confidential.