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Gov. Cuomo Says Closed Meeting With Legislature Worked

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters that his closed meeting with legislative leaders went well as he tries to draw the support of lawmakers.

The Democrat met with legislative leaders in the governor’s mansion Monday on the first day of the first full week of the legislative session.

Cuomo said he hopes to leverage the mandate he says voters gave to his agenda in the elections to gain the support of the Legislature.

His top priorities include a cap on the growth in property taxes that’s facing some opposition in the Democrat-controlled Assembly.

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