More days could be added to New York State Fair

More days could be added to New York State Fair
Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to extend the New York State Fair by five days. (Source: WWNY)

ALBANY, N.Y. (WWNY) -Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to add five more days to the New York State Fair, making it 18 days. He announced the idea during his budget proposal Tuesday.

The budget includes an additional $5 million to pay for the extra days. The state Legislature would have to approve the proposal.

If approved, the fair would run this year from August 21 to September 7.

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