- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The governor’s proposed budget includes $135 million of new appropriations for the next round of the New York Works capital program, including $90 million for parks infrastructure improvements.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Office of Parks and Recreation budget will also include $2.5 million for Olympic Regional Development Authority infrastructure. The state fairgrounds will get $2.5 million for improvements through the Department of Agriculture budget.

Cuomo says the Department of Environmental Conservation will receive $40 million for capital projects, including creating 50 new public access projects on state-owned lands.

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