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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (top) and California Gov. Jerry Brown (above) sign bills creating a statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks to media members outside his office at the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at the New York State Labors' meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Bolton Landing, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) ** FILE **

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in the Red Room at the Capitol in Albany on June 25, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Charles Guest of the New York State Police speaks during a news conference as law enforcement officers search for two escaped prisoners Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Dannemora, N.Y. The two murderers who used power tools to escape from prison must have taken days to cut through steel walls and pipes and break through the bricks at the maximum-security prison, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. (Rob Fountain/The Press-Republican via AP)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to members of the media as his partner, Sandra Lee, looks on after casting his ballot, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. In an interview that aired Tuesday, May 12, 2015, on ABC's "Good Morning America, " Lee said she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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Supporters of the New York Dream Act were flustered as Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the weekend did away with plans for an Empire State policy to allow illegal immigrants to attend school on in-state tuition rates, which in turn led to a student hunger strike. (Associated Press)

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Actor Mark Ruffalo has been one of the protesters of proposed fracking in New York. At a New Yorkers Against Fracking rally in Albany, the group called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing. Mr. Cuomo gave in to the pressure and imposed a ban a month after his re-election. (Associated Press)

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Charter school advocates hold signs as they rally outside the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. An estimated 13,000 students, teachers and parents rallied to support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for more of the publicly funded, but privately run, schools. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Red Room at the Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo says he has not been subpoenaed or contacted by federal investigators probing Albany corruption, but he won't say if the same is true for his aides. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and MTA Chairman & CEO Tom Predergast conduct a news conference, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives for his inaugural ceremony at One World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. At right is Sandra Lee, girlfriend of Gov. Cuomo. Cuomo kicked off his second term as governor Thursday with a pep talk, urging New Yorkers to lead by example through some of the nation's worst problems. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)

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Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has died at age 82 only hours after his son, current Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in to his second term in office. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he accepted the decision of the state Department of Environmental Conservation to ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing statewide as a result of a state health department review. (Associated Press)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs in to vote along with his partner Sandra Lee, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. A victory by Cuomo over Republican challenger Rob Astorino on Tuesday would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in the nation's third-largest state. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during the annual meeting of the Business Council of New York State at the Sagamore Resort on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Bolton Landing, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leave a press conference following a security meeting, in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Govs. Cuomo, Christie and de Blasio met with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and a bi-state group of officials from local, state and federal law enforcement and public safety offices to discuss security preparedness and coordination in the New York-New Jersey region. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) **FILE**

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** FILE ** In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media following a news conference and bill signing that authorizes New York City to lower their speed limit in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, walks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, during his visit to Jerusalem's old city, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Emil Salman) ISRAEL OUT

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks about an ongoing economic development in Western New York at the University of Buffalo's South Campus on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)