Governor Andrew Cuomo is preparing for his State of the State address.
The governor says there are many issues he'd like to tackle. One of them being economic development.
He said he hopes to work on the current economy upstate as well as growing the future economy downstate.
But, he says the main goal is to ensure the economy works for all New Yorkers.
"We have very high unemployment among young minorities males, black and brown and it's just unacceptable and we have to make special economical initiatives there," Cuomo told NY1.
The State of the State address will take place on Wednesday January 13.