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Gov. Cuomo, Bernie Sanders unveil free college tuition plan for New Yorkers

Tue Jan 03 07:37:21 EST 2017 | UPI
NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced a plan to offer free tuition at state colleges to middle-and low-income New Yorkers. Students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year will be eligible for free tuition through the new Excelsior Scholarship at any state or city university starting this fall. "College is a mandatory step if you really want to be a success," Cuomo said during a press conference. "This society should say 'If y..

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Noam Galai—FilmMagic/Getty Images Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo speaks at Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night party at Javits Center on November 8,..
NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced a plan to offer free tuition at state colleges to middle-and low-income New Yo..
When Bernie Sanders announced he would no longer pursue the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election, it seemed there would no longer be much hope for making co..
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan Tuesday to offer free tuition at state colleges to hundreds of thousands of middle- and low-income New Yorkers, seizing o..
Hillary Clinton adopted Bernie Sanders’ “free college for all” promise during her campaign for president. She lost, but that didn’t kill the pledge. On Tuesday Democratic New York ..
Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-free for resi..
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, fresh off the fanfare of the Second Avenue subway opening, made another splashy announcement Tuesday, this one about education. Cuomo proposed givin..
Throughout the presidential election, Democratic and progressive candidates occasionally sparred on the matter of college tuition. Bernie Sanders initially took the conversation to..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday morning at LaGuar..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday morning at LaGuar..
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to make college tuition-free for New York’s middle class at LaGuardia Community College in Queens. Madina Tou..
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a plan Tuesday to offer free tuition at state and city colleges for qualifying students.  According to The New York Times, any st..
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a plan to offer free college tuition to New Yorkers whose families make less than $125,000 a year.  Hailing the plan as the first of its kind in..
QUEENS, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a new plan to give free tuition to SUNY and CUNY students whose families make less than $125,000 a year. Cuomo announced the ..
If you're a college student in the state of New York, we might have amazing news for you. The New York Times reported that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday his plan to offer ..
NEW YORK New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed free tuition at the state's public colleges for students from low- and middle-income families on Tuesday, seizing on an idea that b..
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTSK61I NEW YORK New York Go..
Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin, Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Deputy Mayor of Strategic Initiatives Richard Buery launch the NYC Child Savings Account initiative a..
NEW YORK — Dubbed a “first-in-the nation program,” Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his plan to make college tuition-free for low- and middle-income families in the l..
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed free tuition at the state's public colleges for students from low- and middle-income families on Tues..
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal for free tuition at state colleges to hundreds of thousands of low- and middle income residents. Click through the slideshow  to see whi..
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than 100 New Yorkers convicted of crimes at age 16 or 17 will no longer have a public criminal record after an executive action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced ..
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make free tuition a reality at New York's public colleges. Students whose families earn $125,000 or less would pay nothing for ..
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the state's public colleges free for hundreds of thousands of middle-class students is seen as one of the nation's most amb..
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State Senate Republicans still need to examine the details, but on Tuesday their spokesman issued a statement tentatively supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pr..
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday morning at LaGuardia Community Colleg..
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the state's public colleges free for hundreds of thousands of middle-class students is seen as one of the nation's most amb..
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, is joined by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, center, and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York William C. Thompson,..
Updated 58 minutes ago Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universitie..
Updated 10 hours ago Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities ..
NEW YORK (AP) -- Defending poor people accused of crimes will remain largely a county-by-county expense in New York, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a proposal for the state to foot..
Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-free for resi..
NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-f..
Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to start a college affordability revolution that will seem familiar to supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Cuomo on Tuesd..
The Jan. 11 press conference will be held in New York, Trump wrote on Twitter. Trump has caught flak for not holding a formal press conference in months to answer questio..