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New York State Governor Office of Counselor and Press Secretary to the Governor Press Releases

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The Governor's Press Office maintained these records as its central file of press releases concerning all aspects of state government. Most are standard press releases publicizing appointments, new legislation, issues of concern to the governor, the governor's activities, or ceremonial occasions. Specific issues include business and employment; crime and correctional services; health care costs and programs; energy; mass transit financing; domestic violence; highway maintenance and construction; and neighborhood preservation programs.
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2.3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1978-1982
Series Number:
13706

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The Governor's Press Office maintained these records as their central file of press releases concerning all aspects of state government. Most are standard press releases publicizing appointments, new legislation, issues of concern to the governor, the governor's activities, or ceremonial occasions. Occasionally a press release will include, or consist entirely of, the text of a piece of legislation, a statement by the governor, an executive order or proclamation, or a government report.

The press releases concern numerous issues such as: promoting business and employment; crime prevention and expansion of correctional services; health care costs and programs; energy conservation and development; mass transit financing; prevention of domestic violence; highway maintenance and construction; and neighborhood preservation programs.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Excerpts or complete versions of press releases are published in Public Papers of the Governor.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 13688 Press Releases, 1976-1982, contains similar records maintained by Executive Chamber staff.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: 13706-82
1978 January-1981 January Press Releases 1
1981 February-1982 April Press Releases 2
1982 April-December Press Releases 3