Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Updates New Yorkers on Progress Combatting Covid-19

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NOTE: Beginning June 24, 2022, the Vaccine data will be updated weekly on Fridays to align with CDC's updated data refresh schedule. For additional information on COVID-19 Vaccination Data provided by CDC, see https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccinations_vacc-total-admin-rate-total....

State News: Attorney General James Announces Election Protection Hotline Ahead of August Primary

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will make its Election Protection Hotline available for the upcoming August 23, 2022 election and...
Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Announces $44.4 Million in Assistance for Struggling Families with Children

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the distribution of $44.4 million in federal pandemic funding to help struggling New Yorkers with children to cover back-to-school and early life nutritional expenses. Administered by the state Office of Temporary and...

State News: Gov. Hochul Signs Legislation to Address Economic Inequalities Facing Transgender New Yorkers

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Governor Hochul today signed legislation (S.5933-A/A.8133) that will direct the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the statewide employment rate of trans individuals in the state, in consultation with the Division of...

PRESS RELEASE: Updated Dinosaur Exhibit at the MOST Reopens August 2022

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SYRACUSE, NY (August 9, 2022) - Travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs as you enter Central New York's only permanent life-sized dinosaur exhibit; Honest Engine Films presents Dino Zone, sponsored by Upstate Golisano Children’s...
Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Announces New Online Process to Choose ‘X’ Gender on Driver’s...

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that individuals who have a New York State driver license, learner permit, or non-driver ID can use a new online process to choose "X" as a gender marker without...
Walorski

State News: Gov. Hochul Directs Flags at Half Staff to Honor Jackie Walorski

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on August 4 in honor of Indiana Representative Jackie Walorski. Flags should be lowered to half-staff immediately and returned to full-staff after...
Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Announces $100M in Grants to Improve Emergency Communications

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a combined $100 million in state funding has been awarded to 57 counties and New York City to enhance emergency communications as part of the Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant...

State News: Gov. Hochul Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Severe Thunderstorms Thursday Afternoon/Evening

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Governor Kathy Hochul today urged New Yorkers to prepare for strong and severe thunderstorms expected to impact most of the state on Thursday afternoon and continue through the evening. "We're keeping a close eye on...
Joe Griffo

Griffo: State Should Consider Providing Protection to Qualified Gubernatorial Candidates

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Following a recent attack on Congressman Lee Zeldin at a campaign event, New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-I-C-Rome, is urging the state to consider providing security to gubernatorial candidates of state-recognized political parties...