#KathyHochul

Kathy Hochul signed the new law on parole in New York. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The parole law is dubbed as "Less is More"
  • The law eliminates New York's practice of incarcerating people for technical parole violations
  • The law will come into effect in March 2022

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Floods disrupted trains services in New York City. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Flash floods inundated the roads of New York City 
  • At least 9 people were killed
  • A state of emergency was declared 

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Kathy Hochul took over as New York's governor on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • "The public deserves a clear, honest picture of what’s happening," Kathy Hochul said
  • Approximately 55,400 people have died of the coronavirus in New York
  • Andrew Cuomo faced backlash for gaps in his COVID-19 data tallying processes

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Kathy Hochul took over as New York's governor on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Kathy Hochul succeeded Andrew Cuomo at midnight on Tuesday
  • She said she wants all teachers vaccinated or to be tested weekly
  • Hochul said that she has consulted multiple stakeholders on the matter

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Kathy Hochul took over as New York's governor on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Similar records have gone unbeaten at least three times
  • 6 female democrats and 3 Republicans currently serve as governors
  • 19 states in US have never had female governors

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Kathy Hochul is the first female governor of New York. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

  • Kathy Hochul is a Democrat from western New York
  • She replaced Andrew Cuomo
  • I won’t let New Yorkers down: Hochul

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New York governor Kathy Hochul attends a May Day pro-labor and immigration rights rally. (AP File Photo)

  • Kathy Hochul was sworn in a private ceremony in the first minutes of Tuesday
  • Her ascent to the top job will be a history-making moment in a capital
  • Hochul is expected to meet with legislative leaders on Tuesday morning

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Andrew Cuomo served as the 56th governor of New York. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo was accused of sexual harassment by 11 women
  • He will resign on Monday
  • Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul will be sworn in as New York's next governor

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is resigning on Monday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Cuomo appeared at a televised press briefing on Sunday surrounded by top state officials
  • Kathy Hochul is scheduled to be sworn in at 12:01 am on Tuesday
  • Cuomo announced two weeks ago that he will resign from office