It received unanimous support in the state Legislature, but it appears legislation to establish a $90 million flood recovery program for communities along Lake Ontario and others that have been affected by severe weather will be vetoed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo and representatives from his administration addressed the bill Thursday during a media availability in Albany. He said they were working on a three-way agreement with the Legislature. His budget director, Robert Mujica, said there’s no funding behind it and referred to other “technical issues” with the measure.