Flushing, NY—Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing), ranking member of the Higher Education Committee issued a statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s press conference with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and former Comptroller Bill Thompson. The senator sponsored a similar bill in 2016 – S4760B – which would have provided free tuition for New York State residents to SUNY, CUNY and community college (LINK: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2015/S4760/amendment/B).