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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul about November's election, and the state's large turnout for early voting so far.

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted child care in the state, and more.

"Now more than ever, it is important that we continue to fund developments and programs that are helping lift people out of poverty and provide the dignity and security of a good home," Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in Albany Thursday to have a look at ongoing construction of a new housing development for families facing homelessness.

NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul (fourth from the left)scissors) announces completed community solar and energy storage project, Yorktown Heights, NY, Sept. 21, 2020
Courtesy of NYSERDA; NYS Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday the state’s first completed project that pairs community solar with energy storage.

NY Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, Assemblymember John McDonald, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Troy Mayor Patrick Madden outside Unity House in Troy.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul stopped by Unity House of Troy Monday to meet with local child care providers and call for critical support for the industry.

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
Karen DeWitt/New York Now

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul about the future of police reform in the state, amid the ongoing protests against police brutality. 

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan and NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Holds Small Business Town Hall, April 16, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined the Ulster County executive Thursday afternoon for a small business town hall. They took questions as several small business owners wondered if they’ll ever be able to recover from the pandemic.

WAMC file photo

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed changing New York’s Alcoholic Beverage Control law to make it easier to allow alcohol sales at movie theaters. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports the proposal is gaining momentum.

The new Boys & Girls Club building in Schenectady
Lucas Willard

A new Boys & Girls Club has opened in Schenectady. The 40,000 square-foot facility was made possible through millions of dollars in community donations, with input from the kids who will be spending their time at the new clubhouse.

Twitter: @LtGovHochulNY

Awards have been announced in the ninth round of New York state Regional Economic Development Council funding.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
Jim Levulis / WAMC

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul says she is staying in her current job, even though some have called for her to run for the Western New York Congressional seat that’s vacant, due to the resignation of Chris Collins.

New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul at Cap Rep.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A project to renovate a section of downtown Albany home to two theaters is continuing.

 New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul at the new Albany DMV office.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The Albany office of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles held a grand opening ceremony at its new Central Avenue location today.

Albany City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, Kinimo Ngoran, NY Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul
Periscope

A local chef taken into custody last month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement was welcomed back home Wednesday in Albany.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about today's headlines, including New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul saying she is prepared should New York Governor Andrew Cuomo decide to run for president. The pair also discuss how the Catholic Church is set to be one of the biggest losers in New York state's 2019 legislative session.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Awards were announced today at the Capital Center in Albany for the eighth round of Regional Economic Development Council funding.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Pat Bradley / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was awarded a third term in office by voters Tuesday, who chose him by a wide margin over his opponents.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
WAMC/Pat Bradley

The front runner for New York lieutenant governor in the November election, incumbent Kathy Hochul, says if she’s reelected, she has plenty of plans, including presiding over some key measures in the New York state Senate like strengthening a woman’s right to choose abortion. 

NY Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visits Plattsburgh
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The day after she announced a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award in Amsterdam and hours after doing the same in Albany, New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in Plattsburgh Thursday to examine projects supported by the first round of awards in 2016.

Assemblywoman Pat Fahy, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Assemblyman John McDonald.
WAMC photo by Jesse King

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in downtown Albany Thursday to announce the city won a $10 million state grant to redevelop the area downtown near the Palace Theatre.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina recaps the New York state primaries with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Pat Bradley / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo handily won Thursday's Democratic primary against actor Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo’s current Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul also won, as did Cuomo’s choice for attorney general, New York City Public Advocate Tish James.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
WAMC/Pat Bradley

Incumbent Kathy Hochul has defeated Jumaane Williams in the New York Democratic primary for lieutenant governor.

Jumaane Williams campaigns in Albany 9/11/18.
Karen DeWitt

The Democratic primary for lieutenant governor of New York is turning out to be closer — according to the polls, anyway — than the governor’s race.  New York City Councilmember Jumaane Williams is challenging incumbent Kathy Hochul for the post Thursday.

Senator Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senate

Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, announced Monday he is backing challenger Jumaane Williams over incumbent Kathy Hochul in the Democratic primary for New York lieutenant governor. 

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul in Plattsburgh 5-25-17
Pat Bradley/WAMC

In a spirited floor fight in the New York state Senate Tuesday, Democrats tried once again but failed to get a vote on and amendment on women’s reproductive health care. The argument over Senate procedure led to accusations that some Republican Senators were trying to “mansplain” the rules to the state’s female lieutenant governor.

Hochul
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

After weeks of rumors about whether New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul could leave the ticket, the Democrat picked up endorsements from local elected Democratic women Wednesday near the capitol.

Michael Fleshman / Wikipedia

A New York City Council member has announced he will challenge Kathy Hochul in this year's Democratic primary for lieutenant governor.

New Catskills Casino Touts Its Niche, Broad Appeal

Feb 9, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Resorts World Catskills opened Thursday, a week before what ownership hopes will be a prosperous time. Casino executives are betting on a full house for Lunar New Year, which begins February 16. They also say the $1.2 billion resort aims to appeal to families, along with visitors who may not be interested in gambling.

Resorts World Catskills Opens

Feb 8, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

The fourth and largest of the New York casinos granted gaming licenses opened Thursday in Sullivan County.  Elected officials and casino executives hailed the opening of Resorts World Catskills as a long-awaited day for the rebirth of the region. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was there for the 8 a.m. opening.

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