By Angelo Falcón
Judging by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Inaugural Address on January 1, the more than 3 million Latinos in the state don’t exist. As he pointed out notables present at the ceremony in New York City, not one Latino name that worked for the state crossed his lips. The only reference he made to immigration was to his own family’s background.
As the Governor told the media his Inaugural Address’s purpose was more to set the tone for his second term rather than providing a programmatic outline. He addressed his priorities in broad terms and cast them within a national framework. In the process, he left those of us concerned about the future of the state’s large and growing Latino community uncertain about that future while reassuring everyone else about theirs.
Latinos Most Underrepresented in State Government
The Governor talked about the issues he planned to tackle …