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Kathy Hochul

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. the city politic
    New York’s Primaries Were Decided by Politics As UsualDespite national upheaval, the turnout and results remained distinctly normal.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. politics
    Hochul to Appoint Congressman Antonio Delgado As Lieutenant GovernorDelgado will replace Brian Benjamin, who resigned from the office after facing federal criminal charges.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Benjamin Faces Federal Corruption ProbeFederal prosecutors are investigating if he was involved in campaign-finance fraud, as well as funding he doled out as a state senator in Harlem.
  18. politics
    A Gas-Tax Holiday Isn’t Great Policy. Democrats Should Do It Anyway.Right now, trying to avoid a midterm disaster takes precedence over everything else.
  19. the city politic
    New York’s Homelessness Crisis Needs More Than ThisLawmakers need to invest far more to help the New Yorkers with mental illness who live on the streets and in the subway.
  20. politics
    New Yorkers With Pot Convictions to Open First DispensariesNew York’s first marijuana-retail licenses will go to people who have been convicted of pot-related offenses or to their family members.
  21. covid-19
    New York City to Drop School-Mask Mandate and Vaccine Mandate for Indoor VenuesGovernor Hochul announced that the state’s school-mask mandate would end Wednesday. Mayor Adams then said the city mandates would likely end March 7.
  22. stop the presses
    Manhattan’s Maskless Machers Love The Music Man — and The MayorEric Adams is getting raves: “Hot, compassionate, strong, determined” — Diane von Furstenberg; “Pitch-perfect” — Barry Diller.
  23. the pandemic
    The Democratic Party’s ‘Mask Off’ MomentVoters are sick of the pandemic and public-health mandates. Democrats can’t stop the former, so they’re ending the latter.
  24. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  25. politics
    The HoneymoonersUnlike their predecessors, Kathy Hochul and Eric Adams get along. Can it last?
  26. rikers
    Rikers: The ObituariesFifteen people at the jail died in 2021. These are their lives — and how they came to an end.
  27. the city politic
    New York’s Prisons Are Turning Into Senior CentersWith COVID raging through the facilities, it’s time for Kathy Hochul to take action to protect older inmates.
  28. covid-19
    New York’s Hospitals Are WaitingWhat they think about the arrival of Omicron.
  29. politics
    Hochul Implements Statewide Indoor Mask MandateStarting Monday, New Yorkers will be required to wear a mask at all public indoor spaces unless the business or venue has a vaccination requirement.
  30. politics
    Tishquake: Letitia James Drops Out of Governor’s RaceThe attorney general says she’s choosing to run for another term in her current office, in a major relief to Kathy Hochul.
  31. covid-19
    Upstate New York Hospitals Are Being Overwhelmed by COVIDCOVID-19 hospitalizations have more than tripled upstate since August, and the surge has come amid a staffing shortage of health-care workers.
  32. the city politic
    Kathy Hochul’s Got Seven MonthsTo govern. To campaign. And to tell New Yorkers what, if anything, she believes in.
  33. infrastructure bill
    Infrastructure Bill Spares New Yorkers From MTA Fare Hikes for NowGovernor Kathy Hochul said that billions in federal funding means that fare increases are suspended and service cuts are “off the table.”
  34. getting around
    Meet the Newest Next Penn StationHochul is tightening the focus from Cuomo’s sweeping plans and looking to fast-track the project. Maybe it’ll work.
  35. impossible dreams
    Brave de Blasio Eyes Governorship Despite Incredible UnpopularityWhen you’re less liked than Trump, the natural next step is to seek even higher office.
  36. politics
    Women and Trans Inmates to Be Transferred Out of RikersThis move comes as state and local officials are trying to grapple with the crisis at Rikers that has resulted in multiple inmate deaths this year.
  37. transit
    Farewell (for Now) to the Absurd La Guardia AirTrainAndrew Cuomo’s dream of shepherding riders the wrong way to the airport is on likely permanent hold.
  38. politics
    Who’s Leaking Dirt on Kathy Hochul?According to recent reports, Andrew Cuomo intended to replace her on the ticket before his resignation.
  39. politics
    ‘I’m Not Changing My Mind’: New York Fires Unvaccinated Health-Care WorkersHospitals are holding on so far, after the mandate to get the shot took effect at midnight.
  40. politics
    Jumaane Jumps InHe plans to run for governor, saying Kathy Hochul “enabled” Cuomo, and he’s keeping an eye on Tish James.
  41. politics
    A 12th Person Has Died in NYC Jails This YearThree detainees have died in two weeks, and all but one in 2021 were being held on Rikers Island.
  42. politics
    Brian Benjamin Sworn In As Lieutenant Governor of New YorkBenjamin declined to weigh in on who should replace him as state senator in the 30th District.
  43. covid-19
    Hochul Adds Nearly 12,000 COVID-19 Deaths to New York’s TallyThe new governor included COVID deaths “reported to and compiled by the CDC,” while Andrew Cuomo’s only counted those reported through a state system.
  44. kathy hochul
    Hochul Expected to Select State Senator Brian Benjamin As Lieutenant GovernorAs expected, a New York City lawmaker gets the nod.
  45. governor kathy hochul
    New York State’s First Female Governor Sworn Into Office in Dead of NightGood-bye, Cuomo. Hello, Hochul.
  46. canines
    Coldhearted Cuomo Ditches His Dog at Governor’s MansionWould a political comeback even be possible after this?
  47. politics
    The Cuomo TouchHow he lost the governorship.
  48. politics
    What We’ve Learned About How Kathy Hochul Will Run the ShowFor one thing, she’s definitely seeking reelection next year.
  49. explainer
    What to Know About Cuomo’s Successor, Kathy HochulThe upstate Democratic road warrior has built deep relationships with lawmakers statewide and will now be New York’s first female leader.
  50. excelsior!
    New York Will Be Electing a Governor Soon. Who Is the Front-runner?There’s a big question hanging over the field — and it doesn’t even involve Andrew Cuomo.
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