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Cuomo Expanding SEAP Program

Written By: Joe Melillo

Governor Cuomo wants to help New York State's unemployed by expanding on an already established, successful program

Cuomo Expanding SEAP Program

April 24, 2013
New York (WENY) - Governor Cuomo wants to help New York State's unemployed by expanding on an already established, successful program. New york's Self-Employment Assistance Program helps unemployed workers start their own business rather than search for employment. he program provides Some Workers with unemployment insurance benefits and entrepreneurial training while they work full time to start their own business. People looking to take advantage of this program must have received at least 13 weeks of regular unemployment benefits and also develop a business plan and meet twice a week with a business counselor.