Kathy Hochul’s 1st day in office
Governor Kathy Hochul of New York became Governor Cathy Hochul after being sworn in at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday in a private ceremony. Ten hours later he has sworn in again in a public ceremony in the Red Room of the Capitol.
Chief Justice Janet Defiore, a former Westchester County district attorney, was sworn in both times as the state’s 57th new governor and the first woman to hold the highest office. Hochul Kathy Hochul was sworn in as the 57th Governor of New York State by Chief Justice Janet Defior during a midnight ceremony at the New York State Capitol.
Her husband, Bill Hochul, keeps the Bible. Photo by Mike Groll / Office of Governor Cathy Hochul. Her oath follows the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo, months after she defended herself after several months of allegations of sexual harassment by former employees, as well as several months of creating a toxic workplace. Cuomo delivered his farewell speech at noon on Monday.
After her public swearing-in, Hochul promised that her administration would act in a spirit of cooperation with legislative leaders. Ella Hochul said she would create a team to deal with the situation where New York State has been slow to release federal funds designed to prevent tenants from being evicted.
Tenants have complained that they still face the threat of eviction because the vast majority of more than $ 2 billion has not been distributed and the application process is cumbersome and riddled with red tape and technical glitches. Homeowners have been complaining that they are struggling financially because they are not getting adequate help to cover expenses.
“I spoke with President Biden last night to discuss a variety of issues. He promised his full support for my
administration, whatever we need,” Hochul said. She said Biden offered federal help to clean up the weekend’s
Hochul said New Yorkers can expect to see a change in Albany’s culture.
“I Want To See In A feature collaborative approach,” Hochul said, noting that after the ceremony she would meet
with State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-cousin, Assembly Speaker Carl Hesty, and others.
When asked if there is anything in particular that she hopes to achieve as governor, Hochul said, “I Hope People Can
Trust My Government Again. It is important to me that people have faith.” The Power Who Make Us Strong comes
from the trust of those who Supports and Seated us to these positions and I take Very Seriously to their support. ” The
Power Who Make Us Strong.
Hochul said she hopes to have a better relationship with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio than with Cuomo. She
pointed to various conversations and said: “There will be full cooperation because I need to integrate the best and
brightest with my best and brightest. For me, it is an easy way out, which is what I have always done.”
The Democrats join eight other female governors who serve across the United States. They are: Kay Ivey from
Alabama; Kim Reynolds of Iowa; Laura Kelly from Kansas; Janet Mills from Maine; Gretchen Whitmer from Michigan;
Michelle Grisham from New Mexico; Kate Brown from Oregon; and Kristi Noem from South Dakota.
In addition, Lu Leon Guerrero is the first and only woman to serve as the governor of Guam.
Editor Bob Rosicki contributed to this report.