Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday announced several short-term and long-term initiatives to address a mounting shortage of school bus drivers across the state.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is ordering the release of 191 prisoners from Rikers Island.
An investigation into what caused a widespread power outage on all of the MTA's numbered subway lines, along with the L train, on Aug. 29 is blaming human error and not a power surge.
Brian Benjamin took the oath of office on Thursday to become lieutenant governor of New York. He thanked Gov. Kathy Hochul for choosing him.
New York has delayed its requirement that state employees get vaccinated against the coronavirus or undergo weekly tests by more than a month to Oct. 12, the same day telecommuting workers are now scheduled to return to their offices.
If approved by President Joe Biden, the declaration would make federal relief funding available to local governments and New Yorkers affected by the storm.
Governor Kathy Hochul, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy all declared a state of emergency as historic flash floods overtook Brooklyn, Queens, and parts of the NYC subway.
Just hours before New York's eviction ban was set to expire, Gov. Kathy Hochul called the Legislature back into session.
New York state has been slow to distribute the rental assistance it has received from the federal government. Data from the state shows that as of Aug. 23, only about $203 million of the more than $2 billion in federal relief allocated for New York has been paid out.
Gov. Kathy Hochul joined hundreds of police officers to honor Trooper James Monda, who drowned while on duty at a lake in the Adirondack Mountains.
Subway service was disrupted Monday morning on multiple lines following a manhole fire and citywide power surge. Commuters were urged to take the letters lines or buses instead.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s promise to get more COVID-19 rental assistance money into the hands of struggling New York tenants takes on new urgency after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden administration’s temporary federal ban on evictions.
Gov. Kathy Hochul chose a state senator from Harlem to be the next lieutenant governor. Hochul and Brian Benjamin appeared together at a public announcement in Harlem on Thursday.
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul acknowledged on her first day in office that the state has had nearly 12,000 more deaths from COVID-19 than Cuomo told the public.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has selected Brian Benjamin, a state senator from New York City, as her choice for lieutenant governor, a source told The Associated Press.
The newly installed governor of New York said her top priority in the fight against the coronavirus is getting children back to school and making sure they can learn and be safe.
Gov. Kathy Hochul made history in New York at midnight. She promised a "fresh, collaborative approach" in state government.
Trooper James Monda, 45, drowned during a marine patrol on Great Sacandaga Lake on Sunday, Aug. 22, police said. His funeral is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 30.
Kathy Hochul, who became governor of New York at midnight, promised to change the culture in Albany.
Women currently hold 18% of governors' offices — significantly less than this year's new records of 27% of U.S. congressional seats and 31% of state legislative seats.