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Politics Sep 23New York health chief, defender of Cuomo policies, resigning
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker has submitted his resignation.
Politics Aug 25New York governor adds 12,000 deaths to publicized COVID tally
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul promised more government transparency on her first day in office and by day's end her administration had quietly delivered it by acknowledging nearly 12,000 more deaths in the state from COVID-19 than had been publicized…
Politics Aug 24Kathy Hochul becomes New York’s first female governor
Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after months of distractions over sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo.
Politics Aug 23WATCH: Andrew Cuomo gives farewell address after resignation as New York governor
Cuomo, a Democrat, was set to end his term at 11:59 p.m., just under two weeks after he announced he would resign rather than face a likely impeachment battle over sexual harassment allegations.
Politics Aug 13New York Assembly to suspend Cuomo impeachment investigation
Cuomo announced his upcoming resignation on Tuesday, days after he faced increasing pressure to resign or face ouster by the Democratic-controlled Legislature.
Politics Aug 11WATCH: Hochul says she’s ready to lead following Cuomo’s exit
In her first public remarks after the Democratic governor announced his resignation, Hochul said she would change the work culture in the state's top office.
Nation Aug 07Albany sheriff: Cuomo could face misdemeanor in groping case
The complaint, filed this week, is the first known instance where a woman has made an official report with a law enforcement agency over alleged misconduct by the Democratic governor.
Politics Aug 03WATCH: Cuomo defiant after probe says he sexually harassed 11 women
The governor remained defiant, saying in a taped response to the findings that “the facts are much different than what has been portrayed" and that he “never touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances.”…
Nation Jul 28New York to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested
New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
Politics Jul 16Cuomo to be questioned in sexual harassment investigation
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to be interviewed Saturday as the state attorney general's office winds down its investigation into sexual harassment and misconduct allegations.