Residents React To Cuomo's Run For Governor

September 27, 2013 Updated May 22, 2010 at 11:20 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 27, 2013 Updated May 22, 2010 at 11:20 PM EDT

State Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo finally went public about his plan to run for governor, to a cheering crowd of supporters.

"Our message today is simple, enough is enough," said Cuomo.

He promises to change Albany if he's elected.

"We are tired of seeing New Yorkers victimized by corporate greed on Wall Street. We are tired of seeing New Yorkers victimized by government corruption in Albany. We are tired of seeing New Yorkers leave the state because they can't pay the taxes anymore," said Cuomo.

In fact, the attorney general says he'll cap property taxes and give tax credits to companies who hire unemployed New Yorkers.

"I have respect for the work he does and more faith that he would get something done than candidates that are already announced," said New York resident Beth Steinberg.

But other New Yorkers are skeptical, wondering if Cuomo will be more of the same.

"I don't know if he is enough of a change. Maybe he should be more of a change you know...maybe somebody that has no record is better than somebody with a record," said New York resident Jim Makowski."

Cuomo is the only official gubernatorial candidate for the Democratic Party. So far, there are three republicans in the running: former Congressman Rick Lazio of Long Island, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino.