ALBANY—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Wednesday barring the state from entering into contracts with internet service providers that don’t adhere to the principles of net neutrality.

The Office of General Services and other state government entities in New York are being directed to incorporate into their procurement process for internet, data and telecommunication services criteria requiring that recipients of state contracts adhere to net neutrality principles, Cuomo said in the executive order.

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