Governor Hochul Announces State Resources Available for the Buffalo Community in Response to Horrific Shooting at Tops Supermarket

Betty Q. Hixson

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced resources to support the Buffalo community in response to the horrific shooting at Tops Supermarket, including additional state investments, rides to local grocery stores, and funding to cover funeral expenses for victims. “The past 24 hours have been traumatizing for New Yorkers, and my administration […]

Governor names new leader of state National Guard | Local News

Betty Q. Hixson

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NY Governor Introduces Seeding Opportunity Initiative

Betty Q. Hixson

On March 10, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, the Cannabis Control Board and Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) introduced the Seeding Opportunity Initiative (“SOI”).[1] This regulation would provide key opportunities for farmers, entrepreneurs and individuals that have been disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs. Notably, the proposed regulation would give individuals […]

Governor Hochul Announces Additional Support from Federal Government to Combat Omicron Surge in New York State

Betty Q. Hixson

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced additional resources from the federal government will arrive in New York State as early as next Monday, providing relief to hospitals and emergency services through patient load balancing and responding to 911 calls during the COVID-19 winter surge. Two U.S. Department of Defense Military Medical Teams […]

Governor Newsom Activates National Guard to Bolster State’s COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Betty Q. Hixson

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has activated the California National Guard to support local communities with additional testing facilities and capacity amid the national surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant. “California has led the country’s fight against COVID-19, implementing first-in-the-nation public health measures that […]