New York governor signs hate crime prevention laws after coming under criticism

New York Governor Kathy Hochul, who has come under criticism for her response to crime, on Tuesday signed two laws that support hate crime prevention and education efforts. The laws — one which requires individuals convicted of hate crimes to undergo mandatory training or counseling, and the second which establishes a statewide campaign for the […]

Despite win, New York Governor Kathy Hochul sees her support plummet among Orthodox Jews

One could circle Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School for blocks on Tuesday. There were no political activists handing out campaign material. A truck with inaudible speakers passed the school’s polling place once in a four-hour window. Neighborhood residents could be forgiven for not realizing an election was taking place. Outside of the “Vote Here” […]