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New York Department of State plays a critical role in helping to reinvigorate the State’s economy and make its communities more livable. The Department’s divisions, committees and commissions provide a vast array of services, to serve as a vehicle to make New York State’s communities more resilient and progressive to improve the lives of it residents by helping launch new business across the State.

Secretary of State
Rossana Rosado

Rossana Rosado was appointed New York State Secretary of State on February 3, 2016 and unanimously confirmed by the State Senate on June 15, 2016. Her leadership has helped make the Department of State one of the most dynamic agencies in State government.
Secretary of State Rossana Rosado

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