Governor Kathy Hochul is having a challenging month. Due to a quirk in New York’s election laws, it appears that former Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin may still be listed as her running mate for the 2022 gubernatorial election despite being arrested for federal bribery and conspiracy charges two weeks ago. CBS news reported that Hochul […]
Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze
Governor Hochul is done waiting for the federal government. In response to the “heartless” actions of the Supreme Court, who on August 27 moved to block President Biden’s plan to extend a moratorium on evictions nationwide, Hochul has called an emergency session of the New York State Legislature. As the legislature reconvenes, New York’s representatives […]
New Yorkers far and wide welcomed the news that Andrew Cuomo will be exiting the Executive Mansion by August 24, paving the way for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to become the first woman to govern the Empire State in its history. Hochul, a Buffalo native, has spent her entire career—save for a stint as a […]
Downstate “Blue Wave” carries Democrats to control all chambers of state government and all statewide elected positions – Now What?
CORRECTION – [This article originally reported the wrong winner of the Orangetown clerk race] BY KATHY KAHN Governor Andrew Cuomo and his running mate, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, easily won victory over Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Tuesday. A blue wave that did not quite materialize nationally did, in fact, swamp downstate New York. […]