Preventing Gun Violence In New York

By WBNG News

Preventing Gun Violence In New York

February 18, 2012 Updated Feb 18, 2012 at 4:12 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Governor Andrew Cuomo announces an initiative to reduce gun violence within the state.

Governor Cuomo is awarding $1,000,000 to 6 different community in New York State most impacted by gun violence.

The money will be used to create strategies and programs for anti-gun violence.

Newburgh, Albany, Schenectady, Brownsville, the Bronx, and Manhattan will all receive the money.

Governor Cuomo says although the crime rate is down 60% in New York, it's important to continue work, making sure New Yorkers and its streets are safe.

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