Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement Wednesday regarding Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State address:
"In the year ahead, New York faces many hurdles, including continued rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy, growing our economy, strengthening our democracy and protecting our communities from gun violence. In today's State of the State speech, Gov. Cuomo laid out important steps to address these challenges. I look forward to working with the governor and all of our state's leaders to make New York safer and stronger for all our communities."