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New York Attorney General Letitia James suspends campaign for governor

New York Attorney General Letitia James has suspended her campaign for governor and is running for re-election. The news was broke via Twitter with Capitol reporters getting the news that her campaign was being ‘suspended’. [email protected] with the scoop that @TishJames is ... MORE
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Tish vs COVID: James releases pandemic plan as Governor

Attorney General and Democratic candidate for Governor Letitia James unveiled her plan for battling the COVID-19 pandemic if she were elected Governor. Spectrum News reports the plan includes having the state buy more testing kits, expanding outreach beyond major cities and offering ... MORE
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Rep. Zeldin believes progressives will go with Letitia James over Kathy Hochul for governor’s race in 2022

Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor of New York, believes that Letitia James will be the Democratic nominee next year. “We believe that she is most likely to be our opponent for the general election,” Zeldin said. “She is going ... MORE
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Permanent eviction moratorium? Push to end it for low-income tenants gains major momentum

State leaders say it’s time to halt evictions for Section 8 tenants who are seeking emergency rental assistance. Attorney General Letitia James, who recently announced her bid for governor, said evictions should be stopped during the process and late payment fees during ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul said relationship with Attorney General Letitia James will stay cordial despite political race

After New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced her campaign for governor, it officially put her in a race against current Governor Kathy Hochul. Hochul stated that they will continue to have a cordial relationship even as they compete for the ... MORE
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Letitia James racks up endorsements quickly after entering race for governor against Kathy Hochul

The primary contest for nomination will happen in June 2022. That’s when Democratic voters in New York will decide who represents them in the general election a few months later. Two major players have entered the race – incumbent Governor Kathy Hochul, ... MORE
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Attorney General Letitia James will run for governor

New York State Attorney General Letitia James says she’s running for governor because she has the experience, vision, and courage. She jumped into the race for governor with a 91 second video instead of a press conference live in front of New ... MORE
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Democratic race for Governor of New York starts to take shape

The race for governor and what it may look like for Democrats is finally beginning to take shape. Last week, Jumaane Williams announced his creation of an exploratory committee, Attorney General Letitia James responded to criticism from different sides on her investigation ... MORE
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Taxpayers are footing the bill for the investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo and it’s already over $2 million

Taxpayers have now spent over $2 million dollars for outside attorneys from March through June for the investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo. WGRZ out of Buffalo obtained documents that did not cover the last month of investigation, but a defense attorney ... MORE
Here are the top consumer scams of 2020:

Top consumer scams of 2020: Here’s what to watch out for as pandemic continues

Watch out for scams. New York Attorney General Letitia James released a list of the top consumer scams that were perpetrated against residents in 2020. Most of them were connected in some way to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The havoc unleashed by the ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo issues another statement allegations, investigation into sexual harassment looms

Gov. Cuomo issues another statement on allegations, investigation into sexual harassment looms

Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement after another allegation of sexual harassment over the weekend. This time by former aide Charlotte Bennett, who accused the Governor of asking inappropriate questions about her sex life, and asking if she had sexual relations with ... MORE