Nov. 7, 2022 By Michael Dorgan Governor Kathy Hochul held a campaign rally in Sunnyside Saturday and was accompanied by a large contingent of Queens elected officials. Hochul, who faces off against Republican Lee Zeldin in tomorrow’s gubernatorial election, spoke to a crowd at the Sunnyside Greenmarket on Skillman Avenue and urged residents to get... Read more »
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Aug. 25, 2021 By Christian Murray Gov. Kathy Hochul announced yesterday that that there have been nearly 55,400 COVID-19 deaths in the state— 12,000 more than what her predecessor had been publicizing, the Associated Press has reported. Hochul said Tuesday that the revised figure—up from the 43,400 that Andrew Cuomo had reported on Monday—is based... Read more »
Aug. 24, 2021 By Allie Griffin Queens elected officials have embraced Governor Kathy Hochul after she was sworn into office at around midnight Tuesday. Hochul, the former lieutenant governor from Buffalo, took over the top New York seat after Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned amid sexual harassment allegations. She is the 57th governor of New York... Read more »
This article was originally published by The CITY on Aug 10, 2021, 12:17 PM EDT BY Clifford Michel Shortly after sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo surfaced, his press office stopped regularly publishing the public schedule of his next in line: Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul. The former member of Congress from Buffalo, who had... Read more »
Jan. 22, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld The success or failure of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s marquee transit proposal, the Interborough Express (IBX) connecting Brooklyn and Queens by light rail, is centered on a short, skinny tunnel underneath a Queens cemetery that the MTA says requires the line to be routed away from existing railroad tracks and onto the street. Based on a long-time dream of transit planners and aficionados, the IBX would utilize existing railroad tracks called the Bay Ridge Branch, which were built for the Long Island Rail Road but have long since been used only by freight, and only...
Jan. 11, 2024 By Emily Swanson Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday was joined by Bronx elected officials, city agencies, advocates and providers to announce $50 million in funding for the expansion of mental health facilities. The announcement was made Jan. 11 at the Bronx campus of the New York City Children’s Center in Westchester Square, a state-run facility with locations throughout the city. The $50 million is part of a $1 billion multi-year investment to significantly expand mental health services throughout the state. “By building a full continuum of mental health services and supports for youth, we can ensure our...
Jan. 9, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld The proposed Interborough Express (IBX) light rail between Brooklyn and Queens is inching forward, with officials hoping the project can be designed and engineering challenges resolved starting this year, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Tuesday.
Dec. 19, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller New York state will establish a committee to study the provision of reparations to descendants of enslaved New Yorkers under legislation that Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law Tuesday.
Dec. 15, 2023 By Rachel Butler Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill sponsored by Queens State Sen. Jessica Ramos and Assemblymember Simcha Eichenstein, from Brooklyn, into law on Wednesday that now requires correctional facilities to provide food options that meet special religious dietary requirements. Previously, incarcerated individuals of certain faiths, such as Islam and Judaism,...
Dec. 12, 2023 By Aidan Graham Gov. Kathy Hochul warned state colleges and universities that they must crack down on antisemitism on their campus, or risk “aggressive enforcement action” from the state.