News10NBC questions Cuomo about 'I Love NY' signs

September 11, 2018 06:12 AM

On Monday, News10NBC had a chance to ask Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the "I Love NY" signs.

The signs have to be down by Sept. 30. 


New York statealready paid more than $9 million to make and put the signs up on interstate highways.

Still, there are strict federal guidelines when it comes to highway signs that these signs don't meet. For instance, they don't provide specific navigational information. 

The governor talked to News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke at a Get Out The Vote Rally in Rochester Monday afternoon.

Lewke: "Will you be taking down the "I Love NY" signs on the highway?"

Cuomo: "They're working with the federal government on that. I don't know where that is right now."

Lewke: "There are less than 25 days left. We'll lose $14 million in funding if not."

Cuomo: "Twenty-five days is a lot of time." 

The feds say that New York State ignored their warnings before production and then ignored their orders to take them down.


Jennifer Lewke

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