(Albany, NY) - Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend, whose district includes Tioga and Chemung counties in New York State, has joined his legislative colleagues and local highway superintendents to demand Gov. Kathy Hochul to increase local road and bridge aid. The group is fighting with... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul has directed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to issue an updated drought watch after consulting with the State Drought Management Task Force and federal partner agencies. The watch now includes most New York counties, except... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday the re-launch of the Covid #VaxtoSchool "statewide" campaign to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among school-aged children in New Yorkers. But, #VaxtoSchool is not really a "statewide" campaign. Hochul completely ignored Tioga, Broome, Chemung, Chenango and other... Read More.
Gov. Kathy Hochul urges New Yorkers to be prepared for dangerous heat conditions expected to last through Thursday, as a combination of hot temperatures and moderate-to-high humidity levels cause heat index values in the 90s and potentially the low 100s in certain areas. On Wednesday, most of... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that the statewide indoor business mask-or-vaccine requirement will be lifted starting Thursday, February, 10, and will remain optional for businesses, local governments and counties to enforce. This mandate was implemented on December 10 as statewide cases... Read More.
(NEW YORK) - Masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places starting Monday unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement. Gov. Kathy Hochul said this a major action to address the expected winter surge in cases and hospitalizations statewide... Read More.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced additional universal mask requirements designed to protect New Yorkers against the highly contagious Delta variant and the recent surge in COVID-19 infections statewide. The requirement applies to New York State... Read More.
On her first day in office, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new, comprehensive plan to help ensure a safe, productive return to schools this fall in the midst of rising COVID-19 numbers fueled by the Delta variant. As part of this plan, Hochul has... Read More.
Gov. Kathy Hochul is sworn-in early Tuesday as New York State's 57th Governor by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore during a ceremony at the New York State Capitol. First Gentleman Bill Hochul holds the Bible. (Mike Groll/Office of Gov. Kathy Hochul)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that he will resign, not immediately, but effective in 14 days. It. Gov. Kathy Hochul will become governor.Cuomo's resignation comes amid national calls for him to step down after an independent investigation found he sexually sexually harassed at least... Read More.