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Aug 16 2021
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday said she aims to create a "completely ethical" administration when she becomes the state's first female governor, following Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation stemming from multiple sexual misconduct claims.
During an interview with CBS's Face the Nation, Hochul said she wanted the women who were allegedly harassed by Cuomo to know the "culture willWashington Examiner
Sep 08 2023
Concern Grows Over How New York City Will Fund its New Class-Size Mandate — and Whether It Will Help Students at All
While proponents of Governor Hochul’s initiative to reduce class sizes argue it will bolster the quality of education across New York City public schools, an educational advocate warns ‘it will have the opposite effect.’ As students go back to school this week, concerns are growing that a new law to limit class sizes in New York City public schools might undermine the quality of education inThe New York Sun
Sep 12 2023
New York officials are bracing for any potential downpours and punishing winds brought by Hurricane Lee, as it lumbers toward the northeast coast. According to the National Hurricane Center, Lee is currently a Category 3 storm, carrying heavy rains and wind speeds over 100 mph. Gov. Hochul said the state has set up a storm watch center and dispatched 50 National Guard soldiers to vulnerableNew York Daily News
Apr 12 2022
NY Gov. Hochul rips Brooklyn subway shooting: 'We are sick and tired of reading headlines about crime'
Democratic New York Gov. Kathy Hochul responded to the Tuesday mass shooting in Brooklyn, saying "We are sick and tired of reading headlines about crime."
Hochul made the statement during a press briefing alongside law enforcement officers, hours after a lone gunman injured at least 16 people with gunfire and explosives at a Brooklyn subway station. Hochul took the opportunity toFox News (Online News)
Jan 25 2022
Mask mandates in New York City public schools will remain in effect, Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday, a day after a Long Island judge ruled against Gov. Kathy Hochul’s statewide mask requirement.
During a morning radio appearance, Adams labeled the ruling “unfortunate” and said the Big Apple plans to maintain masking rules in public schools.
“I believe it’s unfortunate that it wasNew York Post (News)
Aug 17 2023
3 people die from flesh-eating bacteria infections in New York and Connecticut, prompting new guidance
Three people in New York and Connecticut have died from a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection, prompting officials to issue new guidance about both avoiding and diagnosing it. Officials said one person in New York's Suffolk County, on eastern Long Island, and two people in Connecticut have died from infections linked to vibriosis, an illness caused by vibrio vulnificus bacteria, which isNBC News (Online)
Oct 26 2022
‘Don’t know why that’s so important’: Hochul baffled when Zeldin talks jailing criminals during NY gov debate
Gov. Kathy Hochul stunningly said she didn’t know why it’s “so important” to lock up criminals when confronted by Republican challenger Lee Zeldin over the state’s controversial bail reform law during their first and only debate Tuesday night.
Zeldin, who’s pledged to declare a crime emergency and suspend cashless bail if elected, brought up the issue midway through the televised face-New York Post (News)
May 31 2017
Kathy Griffin has apologized for going “way too far” on a performance art project, where she held a model of a bloody, decapitated head, designed to look like Donald Trump.USA TODAY
Aug 16 2021
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will make history as the female governor of New York, on Sunday vowed to uphold integrity in her administration after Andrew Cuomo resigned following the state attorney general’s investigation that found he sexually harassed multiple women.
“It won’t be difficult for me. Everyone who has known my career over 27 years of elected office knows that ICNN (Online News)
Jul 17 2023
Haze from wildfires is expected to return to the city's skies Monday, replacing the weekend's rain clouds, forecasters said. The city is under an air quality alert Monday that could carry into Tuesday, announced Gov. Kathy Hochul. "New Yorkers should once again prepare for smoke from the wildfires in Western Canada to impact our state's air quality this week," Governor Hochul said. The airPatch.com