New York’s First Female Governor is Inheriting a Huge Mess

Her playbook is the exact opposite of Andrew Cuomo’s. Can she deliver a win for New York?

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, of New York State, visits the Javits Center COVID-19 Vaccine Site in Manhattan, New York. February 10, 2021. (photo: New York National Guard)

As soon-to-be Governor of New York, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul already has her work cut out for her.

Hochul, and her modest staff, are preparing even now to take office when current Governor Andrew Cuomo officially steps down, as he has promised…



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