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Kathy Hochul

  1. politics
    Joe Biden and Eric Adams Don’t Seem to Be on Speaking TermsThe president met with Governor Hochul during his trip to New York this week — but not his mayoral antagonist.
  2. the city politic
    What Eric Adams Is Getting Wrong About the Migrant CrisisYes, it’s a huge challenge. No, it’s not going to “destroy” New York City.
  3. politics
    Hochul to Feds: The Migrant Crisis Is Your ProblemThe governor has sent President Biden a letter asking for additional funds and requesting expedited work authorizations for asylum seekers.
  4. politics
    Poll: New Yorkers Aren’t Thrilled With Anyone or AnythingA Siena College poll found that a majority of voters see the migrant crisis as a serious problem and give leaders low marks for their handling of it.
  5. the city politic
    The Migrant Crisis Is a New Kind of Test for Kathy HochulA recent legal decision has put the issue on her desk. Success with it could catapult her to political stardom.
  6. right to shelter
    ‘We Can’t Sleep Because of the Worry’Overnight at the Roosevelt Hotel, where hundreds of migrants are still waiting for somewhere to go.
  7. local
    New York Is Getting Serious About Busting Gray-Market Weed ShopsOne of Manhattan’s biggest dispensaries was raided after allegedly selling products without a license.
  8. politics
    Congestion Pricing Is Really, Finally, Actually HappeningNew Jersey politicians are not happy about this at all.
  9. the city politic
    New York Has a Housing Crisis. So Why Won’t Albany Act?The rent is already too damn high and will soar even higher if political leaders can’t resolve a stalemate.
  10. politics
    Adams and Hochul Plead With the Feds to Let Migrants WorkGovernor Hochul and Mayor Adams are calling on the federal government to ease policies to allow asylum seekers to look for work.
  11. politics
    New York May Become the First State to Ban Gas in New BuildingsAs part of Albany’s new budget agreement, all newly constructed buildings would have to produce zero-emissions, barring oil and natural gas.
  12. politics
    Hochul’s Top Political Adviser Lives in ColoradoThe New York Times notes that Adam Sullivan, Hochul’s former campaign manager, advised the governor against running a crime-focused ad.
  13. early and often
    The Many Enemies of Affordable HousingNew York has lost the opportunity to build more and protect tenants. Blaming Kathy Hochul is only a start.
  14. the city politic
    How Did New Chief Judge Rowan Wilson Succeed Where Hector LaSalle Failed?The answer is complicated — but at least part of the story involves partisanship and New York State’s redistricting nightmare.
  15. the city politic
    Kathy Hochul Is on the Brink of 3 Wars With Her Own PartyNew York’s governor claims she’s not looking for fights, but various state Democrats are signaling she’ll get them anyway.
  16. early and often
    State Senate Deals Governor Hochul a Major EmbarrassmentHector LaSalle, Hochul’s embattled chief judge nominee, was voted down in resounding fashion.
  17. the city politic
    Hector LaSalle Deserves a Proper VoteThe New York State Senate, overreaching in a larger political game, has been trying to avoid giving the nominee for chief judge his due.
  18. politics
    There’s Another Push to Change New York’s Bail ReformsGovernor Kathy Hochul reaffirmed her intent to give judges more discretion in setting bail during her budget presentation Wednesday.
  19. early and often
    Hochul’s Job-Approval Rating Bounces BackA Siena College poll showed Governor Kathy Hochul with a 56 percent approval rating, her highest yet in the survey.
  20. just asking questions
    A Democrat Fears Hochul Is Threatening a ‘Constitutional Crisis’Senator Brad Hoylman-Sigal on the Hector LaSalle debacle and Hochul’s threat to Albany.
  21. early and often
    Democrats Defeat Kathy Hochul’s Pick to Be New York’s Top JudgeHector LaSalle was undone by allegations he was more conservative than the governor let on.
  22. the city politic
    The Railroading of Kathy Hochul’s Chief-Judge PickJustice Hector LaSalle isn’t getting a fair hearing in Albany — or in the media.
  23. early and often
    Kathy Hochul Just Picked the Toughest Fight in PoliticsAffordable housing means shattering the suburban consensus.
  24. big tech
    Do You Have the Right to Repair Your Phone?A movement taking on the likes of Apple is winning a major battle for consumers.
  25. early and often
    New York Does Not Have a Democratic PartyThe midterms show the statewide organization is worse than ineffective; it is practically nonexistent when it comes to electing candidates.
  26. the city politic
    New Yorkers Rejected the Doom and Gloom About CrimeMidterm voters did not accept the premise that crime is an all-consuming battle that New York is losing.
  27. early and often
    How Zeldin’s Loss Is Making New York’s Republican Party Ambitious Again“The lesson we are all taking from this is, Wow, we could really pull this off.”
  28. 2022 midterms
    Republicans Actually Had an Excellent Night in New YorkLee Zeldin lost, but he helped his party win major victories around the state.
  29. early and often
    Kathy Hochul Beats Back a Serious Challenge From Lee ZeldinThe governor’s race became surprisingly close after the Republican assailed her on crime and made inroads in the suburbs.
  30. early and often
    How Hochul and Zeldin Stand ApartFrom crime to housing to congestion pricing, here’s what New Yorkers need to know about how the gubernatorial candidates differ on the issues.
  31. early and often
    The Democratic Fight Over Bail Reform That’s Hurting HochulSuburban lawmakers warned bail reform was toxic. Albany leaders wouldn’t budge. Lee Zeldin has reaped the rewards.
  32. early and often
    Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin Spar Over Crime, Trump, and the Buffalo BillsHighlights from the New York gubernatorial debate.
  33. early and often
    With Zeldin Catching Up, Hochul Goes Hard on CrimeAfter dismissing a poll showing a close race thanks to public-safety concerns, her campaign is going on offense.
  34. early and often
    Lee Zeldin Gains on Kathy Hochul and May Be Cutting Into Her BaseTwo new polls show the governor’s race tightening, with one suggesting Zeldin has unusual support in New York City.
  35. early and often
    Representative Lee Zeldin Attacked Onstage During Campaign SpeechThe attacker said “You’re done” as he tried to stab Zeldin, the Republican running for governor of New York. Zeldin was unharmed.
  36. legend of zeldin
    Zeldin: Gee, Where Did These 13K Duplicate Signatures Come From?The Republican candidate for New York governor was denied an additional ballot line after election administrators found 12,868 photocopied signatures.
  37. early and often
    Liberals Have the Chance to Reshape a Conservative High Court (Not That One)New York’s most powerful judge is stepping down, and Democrats can rectify Cuomo-era mistakes.
  38. the city politic
    New York’s Primaries Were Decided by Politics As UsualDespite national upheaval, the turnout and results remained distinctly normal.
  39. early and often
    Does Lee Zeldin Stand a Chance Against Kathy Hochul?It’s shaping up to be a good year for Republicans nationally, but that may only go so far in New York.
  40. politics
    Antonio Delgado Fends Off Challenge From Ana María ArchilaThe lieutenant governor wins the Democratic nomination for a full term, after a last-minute threat from a progressive endorsed by AOC.
  41. politics
    New Yorkers Really Don’t Like Adams, Hochul Because of CrimeA new poll shows fear of crime has skyrocketed and sent both Democrats’ approval ratings into a crater.
  42. early and often
    Hochul’s Democratic Challengers Leave Her Plenty of Middle GroundCentrist Tom Suozzi and progressive Jumaane Williams are running out of time to make an impression on Democratic primary voters.
  43. politics
    New York to Raise the Age for Semi-Automatic Rifles to 21Ten bills that would bar civilians from buying body armor and strengthen the state’s red-flag law to strip guns from some people.
  44. life after roe
    Hochul to Direct $35 Million to Support New York Abortion ProvidersThe funding will go toward the creation of an abortion-providers fund and to safety and security grants for reproductive-health clinics.
  45. early and often
    Is Kathy Hochul Losing Her Party?Democrats are starting to open up about their problems with the governor, who promised to be the un-Cuomo.
  46. politics
    Hochul to Appoint Congressman Antonio Delgado As Lieutenant GovernorDelgado will replace Brian Benjamin, who resigned from the office after facing federal criminal charges.
  47. politics
    Is Kathy Hochul Stuck With Brian Benjamin?A look at Governor Kathy Hochul’s options to find a new running mate after Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin’s resignation.
  48. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin Resigns Following Fraud ArrestBenjamin, New York’s No. 2 official, has been accused of conspiring to commit bribery when he was a state senator running for NYC comptroller.
  49. climate change
    Once Again, Environmentalists Are Sabotaging Climate ProgressThanks to conservationist opposition to nuclear and hydropower, New York’s carbon emissions could surge in the coming years.
  50. politics
    How New York’s Bail-Reform Law Became a Political Lightning RodAmid a pandemic-era spike in violent crime, critics of the 2019 legislation have put supporters like Governor Hochul on the defensive.
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