August 24, 2021
I thought about all the women that came before me … a lot of women through history, and I felt they passed the torch to me.Gov. Kathy Hochul in an interview moments after her swearing in as the first female governor of New York.
- Hochul has served New York State in many capacities, including in Congress.
- Gov. Cuomo resigned after facing allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and more.
- Why It Matters: Hochul takes the reins in one of America’s most prominent gubernatorial roles after recent scandal from Cuomo’s decade run as governor.
by Jenna Lee,