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Governor Cuomo awards $59.8 million to Finger Lakes region

Updated: 12/11/2013 6:21 PM
Created: 12/11/2013 11:50 AM WHEC.com

Governor Cuomo announced that the Finger Lakes region, including Rochester, was awarded $59.8 million for development at this year's Regional Economic Development Council Awards.

The Finger Lakes region was one of the lowest recipients this year. The Buffalo area was given $60.8 million. 

The money will be used to invest in Eastman Business Park, redevelop a waterfront location in the Finger Lakes and expand the Rochester Public Market. 

The top performer was Long Island. It received $83 million this year.

The Finger Lakes Council was the grand prize winner in 2012, receiving $96.2 million.



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