Lt. Gov. Hochul: Controlling pandemic, returning kids to school among top priorities as governor
Incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul addressed New York and the Hudson Valley Wednesday, less than two weeks before she's set to become the state’s first female governor.
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Hochul says the pandemic is one of her top priorities and acknowledged that the delta variant and a rise in coronavirus cases is concerning, saying that vaccinating more New Yorkers is what will help get us through the pandemic.
She also wants to ensure students can safely return to school in a few weeks.
Hudson Valley residents are also raising concerns about issues like taxes, criminal justice reforms and economic development.