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Cuomo Pumps $72 Million Into Long Island Medical Facilities

May 19, 2018 - 12:45 pm

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Governor Cuomo called it an investment in the future economy.

The state is providing $72 million for three medical facilities proposed for Long Island.

Long Island University will receive $12 million to open the only veterinary medicine college in the metro area.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Northwell's Feinstein Isntitiute for medical research will each receive $30 million in state funding.

The projects are expected to create at least 260 jobs.