Hochul Taps Rep. Antonio Delgado as Lieutenant Governor to Replace Benjamin

Hochul Taps Rep. Antonio Delgado as Lieutenant Governor to Replace Benjamin

New York, NY – May 6, 2022: Governor of New York Kathy Hochul attends RPA 100 Assembly luncheon at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers (Shutterstock) By Spectrum News Staff and Nick Reisman Gov. Kathy Hochul tapped U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado as her next lieutenant governor, she announced Tuesday afternoon. Delgado, a Rhodes Scholar who represents parts […]

Legislature Considers a Bill to Get Ex-LG Off the Ballot

After initial resistance, lawmakers seem willing to help Gov. Kathy Hochul find a way to replace Brian Benjamin.

Legislature Considers a Bill to Get Ex-LG Off the Ballot

New York, NY – January 6, 2022: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks at Vigil for Democracy on anniversary of insurrection at Carl Schurz park. (Shutterstock) By Rebecca C. Lewis, City and State NY The will-they/won’t-they dance of removing former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin from the June primary ballot may come to a close by the […]

Hochul Honeymoon is Over for Livid Albany Lawmakers

From a prized real estate industry tax break to looser rules that would ease her indicted ex-lieutenant off the ballot, legislators express little urgency to aid the governor as she seeks accomplishments before the election.

Hochul Honeymoon is Over for Livid Albany Lawmakers

New York, NY – April 22, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during Electric Bus Announcement with MTA Chair and CEO Janno Lieber at Michael J. Quill Depot. (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY With just 17 legislative session days remaining in Albany, state lawmakers are showing reluctance to help Gov. Kathy Hochul deliver on her […]

Hochul Calls on Lawmakers to Change Election Law to Replace Former LG on Ballot

Hochul Calls on Lawmakers to Change Election Law to Replace Former LG on Ballot

New York, NY – April 27, 2022: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during Annual Champions of Choice awards by NIRH at Ziegfeld Ballroom. (Shutterstock) By Nick Reisman, NY State of Politics Gov. Kathy Hochul is pushing state lawmakers to change the state’s election law and allow candidates on the ballot to be removed […]

Suozzi: “Hochul Disqualified From Appointing New Lt. Gov”

Reyna states that Hochul, trying to cut Albany insider deal to remove her former LG from the ballot is outrageous and the voters should decide next LG.

Suozzi: “Hochul Disqualified From Appointing New Lt. Gov”

Congressman Tom Suozzi speaks at City Council candidate Linda Lee’s general election kickoff rally on October 17, 2021 in Queens Borough of New York City. (Shutterstock) Congressman Tom Suozzi, common sense Democratic candidate for Governor and his running mate, Lieutenant Governor Democratic candidate Diana Reyna today said that Governor Kathy Hochul should not appoint a […]

NY Democrats Refuse to Back Bills That Allow Gov. Kathy Hochul to Switch Running Mates

NY Democrats Refuse to Back Bills That Allow Gov. Kathy Hochul to Switch Running Mates

New York, New York, USA – April 12, 2022: Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York, arrives to Speak at a News Conference Outside the Maimonides in the Sunset Park Neighborhood in Brooklyn. (Shutterstock) By Zach Williams, NY Post State Senate Democrats are refusing to back legislation that would help Gov. Kathy Hochul to name a […]

Here’s Who Hochul Might Choose to Replace Brian Benjamin as Her No. 2

Here’s Who Hochul Might Choose to Replace Brian Benjamin as Her No. 2

New York, NY – August 26, 2021: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul and State Senator Brian Benjamin attend a press conference announcing State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lt. Governor. (Shutterstock) By Bernadette Hogan, Carl Campanile, Bruce Golding and Sam Raskin, NY Post Gov. Kathy Hochul’s team is suggesting she mull over a handful of […]

N.Y. Governor Hochul Hunts for New Lieutenant After Benjamin’s Exit

N.Y. Governor Hochul Hunts for New Lieutenant After Benjamin’s Exit

New York, New York, USA – April 12, 2022: Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York, Arrives to Speak at a News Conference Outside the Maimonides in the Sunset Park Neighborhood in the Brooklyn. (Shutterstock) By Laura Nahmias, Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — New York Governor Kathy Hochul said she’s kicked off a search for a new lieutenant […]

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

New York, NY – August 26, 2021: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul welcomes State Senator Brian Benjamin at a press conference announcing State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lt. Governor. (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday, hours after his federal indictment in a scheme to secure […]