Statement from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Fourth of July

NY (STL.News) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released the following statement:

“As we gather to celebrate with family and friends this Fourth of July, let us remember not only the many freedoms and liberties that we share as New Yorkers and as Americans, but also the price of those freedoms.

“Today and every day, we must honor the brave men and women who have served or are currently serving in our armed forces, and especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our nation and protect our democracy.

“On behalf of all New Yorkers, I offer my deepest gratitude to all those heroes who put their lives on the line so that we can live in peace, and I wish a safe and happy Independence Day to all.”