Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Rebecca C. Lewis | October 16, 2023 The Legislature passed hundreds of bills before breaking in June. Many high-profile ones like Clean Slate and a bill to create a reparations task force have yet to be signed. The leaves are already changing upstate, signaling that the year is quickly […]
Governor Hochul Announces New State Efforts to Address Asylum Seeker and Migrant Crisis Following Federal Extension of Temporary Protected Status
White House Announces New Steps on Work Authorization for Eligible Individuals Following Conversation Between President Biden and Governor Hochul New York State Department of Labor Will Connect Work-Eligible Asylum Seekers and Migrants with Employers Looking for Workers State Has Allocated More Than $30 Million To Help Migrants File Paperwork to Receive Work Authorization Traducción al […]
Governor Kathy Hochul speaks at signing bills targeting hatred and intolerance, new education initiatives for people convicted of committing hate crimes in Governor’s office in New York on Nov 22 2022. (Shutterstock) By governor.ny.gov Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation establishing Carlos’ Law. The legislation (S.621B/A.4947B) amends the New York State Penal Law to increase the […]
Governor Hochul Announces Launch of New York State’s Institute for Immigration Integration Research & Policy to Help Immigrants Transition to Community Life, Further Education, and The Workforce
Advisory Board of Community Leaders Confirmed to Set in Motion Groundbreaking Policy Development and Select an Executive Director and Assistant Director in the Coming Months.
New York, NY – September 12, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during annual Jerusalem Post conference at Gotham Hall. (Shutterstock) By governor.ny.gov Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of New York State’s Institute for Immigration Integration Research & Policy to help immigrants transition to community life, further education, and the workforce. The Institute, which received […]
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 […]
After initial resistance, lawmakers seem willing to help Gov. Kathy Hochul find a way to replace Brian Benjamin.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]