Hochul Considers Smartphone Ban for New York Schools

Hochul Considers Smartphone Ban for New York Schools

Governor Kathy Hochul. Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Julian Shen-Berro, ChalkBeat Gov. Kathy Hochul is mulling how to get smartphones out of New York schools as city and state officials grapple with the potential harmful effects of social media and other online platforms on youth mental health. This week, Hochul said smartphones should […]

Dr. Mackie Targets NY Gov. Hochul’s Remarks about Black Kids in Bronx

Dr. Mackie Targets NY Gov. Hochul’s Remarks about Black Kids in Bronx

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Michael K. Frisby NEW YORK, NY – Dr. Calvin Mackie, a prominent national leader in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, calls on New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to move beyond “status quo programs and initiatives” and support approaches that more effectively teach STEM to Black and […]

Hochul Sends in the Troops: State Police, National Guard to Do Subway Bag Checks

Hochul Sends in the Troops: State Police, National Guard to Do Subway Bag Checks

Police officers talk with a person who was swiping in subway riders at Penn Station, Dec. 9, 2022. Credit: Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY By Jose Martinez | March 6, 2024 Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the latest in a series of subway safety initiatives, placing MTA police officers, state troopers and 750 National Guard members at […]

Grieving Families Act Reintroduced in Senate

Grieving Families Act Reintroduced in Senate

Listen to the interview with New York State Trial Lawyers Association President, David Scher, here: New York State Senator Brad Hoylman-Sigal, Chair of the NYS Senate Judiciary Committee, reintroduced the Grieving Families Act (2024-S8485) on Monday, landmark legislation that reforms and modernizes New York’s antiquated wrongful death statute.  The legislature passed the bill with overwhelming bipartisan support […]

Governor Hochul Announces New State Efforts to Address Asylum Seeker and Migrant Crisis Following Federal Extension of Temporary Protected Status

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 […]

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul’s migrant U-turn: Video reveals how Democrat welcomed asylum seekers ‘with open arms’ in 2021 – but TODAY she tells them: ‘Go somewhere else’

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul’s migrant U-turn: Video reveals how Democrat welcomed asylum seekers ‘with open arms’ in 2021 – but TODAY she tells them: ‘Go somewhere else’

By Germania Rodriguez Poleo | Dailymail New York governor Kathy Hochul welcomed asylum seekers with ‘open arms’ and pledged to house them just three years before telling migrants to ‘go elsewhere’ because the city is at its limit. The Democrat addressed the migrant crisis on Wednesday, warning that asylum seekers who arrive in New York City will not be housed in hotel rooms […]

Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Establishing Carlos’ Law

Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Establishing Carlos’ Law

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 […]

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Governor Kathy Hochul visits with elected officials to Fort Greene Council Senior Center on election day of November 8, 2022. (Shutterstock) By Katie Honan, Haidee Chu, Jonathan Custodio, Stephon Johnson, George Joseph, Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Tanaz Meghjani, THE CITY Gov. Kathy Hochul fought off a challenge from Republican Lee Zeldin on Tuesday, although her […]

Hochul Taps Rep. Antonio Delgado as Lieutenant Governor to Replace Benjamin

Hochul Taps Rep. Antonio Delgado as Lieutenant Governor to Replace Benjamin

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 […]

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