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Gov. Hochul names new state health commissioner
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Gov. Hochul names new state health commissioner

Gov. Kathy Hochul has appointed Dr. Mary Bassett the new state health commissioner, starting on December 1. Bassett’s career has spanned academia, government and nonprofit work. She currently serves as the director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and is a professor in the Department […]

Attorney General preparing investigation of governor after a second sexual harassment allegation
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Attorney General preparing investigation of governor after a second sexual harassment allegation

New York State Attorney General Letitia James confirmed Sunday she is preparing an investigation into allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed two former employees. “Allegations of sexual harassment should always be taken seriously,” James said on Sunday. “There must be a truly independent investigation to thoroughly review these troubling […]