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May 27, 2022

'X' Gender Marker Now Available on NYS Driver & ID Cards

Governor Hochul announces all DMV offices statewide will offer New Yorkers the ability to choose "X" as a gender marker in accordance with the State's Gender Recognition Act.

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State Will Provide Public Assistance for Recent Disasters

May 27, 2022 | 2:57 PM EDT

Governor Hochul announced New York State will fully cover the required non-federal share of FEMA's Public Assistance program for local governments impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias, Tropical Storm Fred and Hurricane Ida, all which brought devastating flooding impacts to New York in the last two years.