Gov. Hochul touts state budget at Pace University, details funding for Hudson Valley

Gov. Kathy Hochul touted her proposed state budget on Tuesday and detailed what it would mean for the Hudson Valley during an appearance at Pace University in White Plains.
Hochul announced a $150 million funding initiative to tackle the housing crisis and essential infrastructure projects.
Public safety was another investment point, with $337 million to continue efforts to reduce gun violence.
"Putting money out there to make sure that the localities have the resources they need to keep our communities safe," said Hochul.
In hand with stopping crime, prioritizing New Yorkers' mental health, with $1 billion - and $57 million solely for the Mid-Hudson region.
Infrastructure was also addressed.  
"The bridges we have need to be maintained, we have to continue investing in them and making sure that we can take care of our roads as well, so $240 million for a variety of capital projects in this region," said the governor. 
A total of $27 million would go into fixing potholes in the region as well. 
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