Cuomo’s budget includes another $3.2 million for SAFE Act

Cuomo’s budget includes another $3.2 million for SAFE Act – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $137.2 billion budget proposal includes an additional $3.2 million for personnel costs related to the SAFE Act, according to the head of the state police.  Superintendent Joseph D’Amico told lawmakers at a budget hearing this week that the money will go toward hiring civilian employees to help with administrative duties related to the gun laws, including the processing of assault-weapon registrations and maintaining records.  Cuomo’s spending proposal is for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins April 1.