One of Kathy Hochul’s focuses is to create a new culture free of toxicity in Albany, and lawmakers are hoping for a fresh start with her.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie met with Hochul and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, already marking a change with two women and a man meeting instead of three men.
Heastie, father to a daughter, expressed positivity at the idea of a woman breaking the glass ceiling.
Still, with the positive outlook, issues remain like the expiring eviction moratorium this month.
It’s unclear if lawmakers will come back to deal with the issue.
Stewart-Cousins described the conversation surrounding handling COVID cases as urgent and doing whatever needs to be done to make the lives of New Yorker’s better.
Lawmakers continue to investigate Andrew Cuomo for his roles in sexual harassment claims and nursing home deaths.
A report is expected to be available soon.
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