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Micah Lasher exits Hochul administration

Micah Lasher announced his departure from his role as Governor Kathy Hochul’s director of policy, a position he has held since November 2021. Lasher shared the news on X, formerly known as Twitter, expressing pride in his accomplishments and excitement for future adventures.


Lasher, who joined Governor Hochul’s team shortly after her ascension to office following Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, reflected on his time working with the Governor. He praised Governor Hochul’s dedication and work ethic, highlighting his learning experience and continued support for her team.

Before his tenure with Governor Hochul, Lasher served in New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration and as chief of staff to the state attorney general. His announcement did not reveal specific plans for his next career move, only mentioning that he needs time to organize his next steps.