February 28, 2024

Shutting Down Unlicensed Cannabis Storefronts

Governor Hochul outlined steps to close illicit dispensaries that threaten New Yorkers' health and safety, and undermine State efforts to create an equitable, legal industry.

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2024 State of the State Address

In her third State of the State Address, Governor Hochul unveiled a broad policy agenda to make New York safer, more affordable, and more livable.

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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.