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Hochul flying to Italy, Ireland on taxpayer dime for climate, business events

Gov. Kathy Hochul is spending 10 cents of taxpayers’ money to fly overseas this week to attend climate change and business events in Italy and Ireland. The trip, Hochul’s second overseas trip since becoming governor in August 2021, follows New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ visit to Vatican City and Rome last week as a […]

Adams, Hochul tout passage of law allowing city to lower speed limits

Traffic safety advocates hailed a new law that would allow the Big Apple to lower speed limits on city streets to 16 mph. The bill, dubbed “Sammy’s Law” in memory of 12-year-old Sammy Cohen Eckstein, who was fatally hit by a van near her Park Slope home in 2013, is part of the state budget. […]

White House distances itself from Hochul black children ‘computer’ comments

The White House said it had not heard a high-profile Democrat’s comments regarding black children in the Bronx, but offered a mild rebuke nonetheless. “Obviously, we don’t think that is the right way to speak about young people in any way, in any form,” press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday when asked about the brewing […]

Dem NY Gov. Kathy Hochul Says ‘Young Black Kids’ Don’t Know the Word ‘Computer’

Gov. Cathy Hochul (D-N.Y.) believes that “young black kids growing up in the Bronx don’t even know the word ‘computer.’ “They don’t know,” she added. “They don’t know about these things.” New York’s governor thinks black children don’t know what the word “computer” is. pic.twitter.com/N13QL1efGf — Postmillennial (@TPostMillennial) May 7, 2024 This disdain for black […]

Kathy Hochul says state district attorney undermined her ability to serve

Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) referred Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley to the New York State Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct after her controversial statements and actions during a traffic stop last week in Webster, New York, according to various reports.  According to reports, Doorley allegedly refused to pull over to police after being caught speeding by local law […]

Hochul refers Monroe County DA to prosecutorial oversight commission

An upstate New York district attorney who reprimanded a police officer after he was pulled over for speeding was referred Sunday by Gov. Kathy Hochul to a state commission tasked with investigating the prosecutor’s conduct. Hochul said in a statement Friday that body camera footage showed Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Dawley ignoring Webster, N.Y., […]

Hochul, pols, pump millions into Buffalo scholarship fund while cutting aid to private schools

Gov. Kathy Hochul and the Legislature have tripled state budget funding for politically connected nonprofits in her home state, the Post reported. Say Yes Buffalo, which has politically powerful board members including state Sen. Tim Kennedy (D-Erie) and state Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples Stokes (D-Buffalo), The state budget was significantly increased from $2.5 million […]