Cuomo Details Economic Development Regional Councils

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the regional councils that he's been promising will allow regions to apply to a billion dollar fund, on behalf of a coordinated economic development strategy.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick outlines the plan to overhaul the way the state funds economic development.

You can find more stories about the innovation economy on the Innovation Trail Website.

The Innovation Trail is a collaboration between five upstate New York public media outlets, led by WXXI, along with WNED, WRVO, WSKG and WMHT. The initiative is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.