Home Economic Development Cuomo proposes local government hire more MWBE for contracts Economic DevelopmentGovernmentLatest NewsPremium ContentSmall BusinessWestchester Cuomo proposes local government hire more MWBE for contracts By Colleen Wilson - January 21, 2016 SHARE Facebook Twitter Since 2011, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has enacted legislation that requires state agencies and authorities pay out at least 20 percent of contracts to MWBE business. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.