Additional money for local prosecutors as well as state Attorney General Letitia James to implement changes to evidence discovery isn’t necessary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters on Wednesday.

District attorneys over the last several months have called for more funding in order to handle the expected increase in their offices’ workload to process evidence so it is made available on a faster basis to the defense — a key criminal justice law change approved earlier this year and is set to take effect in 2020.

But Cuomo questioned with the district attorneys, as well as the attorney general’s office, needs the money.

“They’ve gotten a lot more funding,” Cuomo said. “Everybody says they always want more funding. This year funding is going to be very difficult. We have a big Medicaid problem. The answer to everyone’s problem is always more funding.”

Cuomo’s office has previously pointed to the savings local county prosecutors should wring from the elimination of cash bail, which will lead to a decline in the number of people in county jails for certain offenses.

“I think they’ve gotten additional funding and they’re getting additional funding,” Cuomo said. “So no, I don’t think they need more funding.”

But local district attorneys see it differently. The expectation is the discovery law changes will cost millions of dollars for county governments to implement in order to process and review evidence.

District attorneys last month testified at a state Senate hearing on the issue, pointing to the challenges their offices will face come next year.

“That is a real challenge for rural, midsized and large counties across upstate,” said Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan, a Republican. “So, the state should really do what I said in the testimony, put your money where your mouth is,” Jordan said. “If they believe this is an important reform, let’s fund it so we can comply.”

Updated: Attorney General Letitia James’s office declined to comment when asked about the governor’s remarks.

Albany County District Attorney David Soares’s office, meanwhile, in a Twitter play-on-words referencing the governor’s event at the Albany Airport announcing the opening of a new exit, called Cuomo’s stance “an off ramp to chaos.”

Freeman Klopott, a spokesman for the Cuomo administration’s Division of Budget, said money is available for the criminal justice law changes being enacted.

“New York State is creating a more equitable justice system as we eliminate cash bail for minor offenses, speed the time to trial, transform the discovery process, raise the age of criminal responsibility, decriminalize marijuana, and invest in indigent defense,” he said.

“There is no question resources are available for the implementation of these critical reforms as the State invests more than $300 million to support them and local governments will recognize hundreds of millions of dollars in annual savings from a declining inmate population.”

The current-year budget includes $200 million in revenue for counties outside of New York City, derived from the closing of a Internet sales tax loophole. At the same time, Division of Budget points to a decrease in the populations of local jails that will result in savings.