The 70% cut from two years before would leave thousands of youth in New York City without Andrew Cuomolter. During his father's 1982 campaign for Governor Cuomo was his top aide. Lawrence County called him "New York's own Comeback Kid.
He is a member of the Democratic Party and the son of Mario Cuomo the 52nd Governor of New York. He previously served as the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1997 to 2001 and as the Attorney General of New York from 2007 to 2010.