Kathy Hochul

Brendan Keany
May 10, 2019 - 2:03 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - On Friday morning, New York State announced that it will make investments into creating more bike paths and pedestrians trails for Western New York residents. "I'm very pleased to announce today $4.7 million in state funding to support bike and pedestrian access here in Western...
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Brendan Keany
May 03, 2019 - 2:36 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Friday morning, the Maid of the Mist Corporation announced the creation of two zero-emission vessels. We are proud to announce Maid of the Mist will lead the way with first all-electric vessels built in the United States! The new-build, emission-free...
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Brendan Keany
February 01, 2019 - 12:39 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - This week's winter storm is coming to a merciful close, but could rising temperatures spell trouble for the region next week? Local officials are certainly concerned. The next concern is already here: @NYGovCuomo says WNY could see significant flooding if the current weather...
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Brendan Keany
January 22, 2019 - 12:26 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in Buffalo to attend the 29th annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast at the Buffalo Convention Center. After her speech, which focused mainly on the legislative initiatives to ensure equality and justice for...
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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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AP Photo
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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