- Associated Press - Sunday, April 19, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Top lawmakers and several business leaders from around New York state will join Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s trade mission to Cuba.

The list of attendees includes Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins of Yonkers and Sen. Jeff Klein of the Bronx, the leader of the Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference.

Business leaders going to Cuba include the CEOs of JetBlue and Chobani Greek Yogurt, the vice chairman of MasterCard and executives from the NY Genome Center, Pfizer, Cayuga Milk Ingredients, a Finger Lakes dairy company, and the biopharmaceutical company Regeneron.

The group will travel to Havana on Monday for a two-day visit, intended to foster economic ties between Cuba and New York.

Cuomo, a Democrat, released a list of attendees to The Associated Press on Sunday.



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