Kathy Hochul

Brendan Keany
January 11, 2019 - 2:22 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - In 2016, when the Albright-Knox Art Gallery launched its capital campaign to help spur funding for its expansion project, billionaire Jeffrey Gundlach issued a matching challenge of $42.5 million if the gallery was able to raise $50 million in 11 weeks - which it...
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Mike Baggerman
November 09, 2018 - 2:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The midterm election is over but yet eyes are already on the 2020 election and another go-around for New York's 27th Congressional District. Congressman Chris Collins won the election over Nate McMurray on Tuesday by about 3,000 votes, though McMurray has not conceded because...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
September 14, 2018 - 1:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul arrived to the Erie County Democratic Headquarters on Seneca Street to a thunderous applause as she won the primary race alongside her running mate Governor Andrew Cuomo. It was a tight race for Hochul for much of the evening but after the...
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September 10, 2018 - 9:24 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is backing challenger Jumaane Williams over incumbent Kathy Hochul in the Democratic primary for New York lieutenant governor. Sanders, a Democrat, announced his endorsements on Monday. As a leading and influential progressive, Sanders'...
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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul calling on Bishop Richard Malone to resign. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2018 - 8:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Add Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul’s name to the growing list of area dignitaries who are calling on Buffalo Diocese Bishop Richard Malone to resign from his position. “As a born and raised catholic growing up here in Western New York, this is deeply painful to all of us,”...
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Matt Moran
August 20, 2018 - 5:15 am
Since the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report found sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by about 300 priests across the State, more focus is being put on New York State. A bill that has been in discussion is the Child Victims Act which would let prosecutors bring criminal cases any time up to a...
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Kathy Hochul at WNY STEM event at Buffalo State. August 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 10, 2018 - 3:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul did not call for Congressman Chris Collins to step down from his post following Wednesday's indictment on insider trading and lying to the FBI. "That is totally his call," the lieutenant governor told reporters on Friday. "Other members of...
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July 23, 2018 - 12:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women is out with a report on women in elected office. Women represent 53% of voters but much fewer hold office. “I hope it’s as low as it goes”, says Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul. Hochul and former State Senator Mary Lou Rath note the...
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Photo: NY Governor's Office
July 11, 2018 - 5:57 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts has endorsed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for re-election, saying they're championing and protecting New Yorkers' rights. The independent, political arm of Planned Parenthood in New York state cites Cuomo's accomplishments,...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said that his lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, is a stronger candidate for New York's 27th Congressional District than the democratic challenger, Nathan McMurray. "There is a very strong feeling that Kathy Hochul would be a great...
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