July 15, 2024

Tackling Smartphone Use in Schools

Governor Hochul launched a statewide listening tour with key stakeholders as she develops a policy on smartphones in schools that protects the mental health of young people.

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FY 2025 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

The $237 billion enacted budget makes record investments in the people of New York without raising income taxes. The budget also includes hundreds of new initiatives to fight crime, fix our mental health system, and build more housing so people can afford to live and thrive in New York.

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Kathy Hochul

Biography

Kathy Hochul is the 57th and first female Governor of New York State.

Governor Kathy Hochul began her career in public service on her local Town Board before serving as Erie County Clerk, and then as a member of Congress for New York’s 26th Congressional District. She more recently served in statewide office as Lieutenant Governor and now as the first female Governor of the State of New York.