Tag - Kathy Hochul

Nassau and Suffolk Counties to receive $27 M in transportation investment


Governor Kathy Hochul on April 24, 2024 announced that construction is getting underway on projects that will enhance safety and travel conditions at several locations across Long Island, marking a $27 million investment by the State Department of Transportation that will create approximately 350 jobs during construction. These projects include renewing, modernizing and easing...

Adams announces $120 M in federal grants, secures largest federal competitive grant

Post Date: March 15, 2024

New York City Mayor Eric Adams continued his administration’s unprecedented success in securing federal infrastructure funding by winning two federal “Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods Program – Neighborhood Access and Equity Program” grants worth a total of $123.6 million. The grants — issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation — will support key infrastructure projects...

City and State agencies collaborate to crack down on ‘ghost cars’


Governor Kathy Hochul, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Police Department Commissioner Edward A. Caban, New York City Sheriff Anthony Miranda, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chair and CEO Janno Lieber announced the launch of a multi-agency city-state task force dedicated to identifying and removing so-called “ghost cars” — cars that are...

Hochul names IBM’s Arvind Krishna co-chair of NY Emerging Technology Advisory Board


New York: New York Governor Kathy Hochul has named IBM’s Indian American CEO Arvind Krishna and Girls Who Code CEO Dr. Tarika Barrett as co-chairs of the new Emerging Technology Advisory Board. The independent group of industry leaders has been tasked with informing and accelerating New York’s transformation into a hub for growth and innovation. According...

Governor Hochul announces five-point plan to protect New Yorkers on subway


Governor Kathy Hochul announced a five-point plan to utilize state resources to protect New Yorkers on the subways. This includes surging State personnel to assist NYPD bag checks, a new program bill that would permit transit bans for individuals that assault other passengers, adding new cameras to protect conductor cabins, increasing coordination between District...

India’s 75th Republic Day celebrated at Indian Consulate in New York   


The 75th Republic Day of India was celebrated in the Consulate General of India, New York with a flag hoisting ceremony on Thursday, January 26th,2024.  Consul General Mr. Binaya Srikanta Pradhan unfurled the national flag. Over 150 members of the Indian American community and friends of India joined as the national anthem was sung. The Consul General then read...

Governor Hochul earmarks an additional $1M for Special Olympics New York


Statement by President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman: “Governor Kathy Hochul is the champion Special Olympics New York athletes need her to be. “The additional $1M in state funding for Special Olympics New York included in the governor’s budget proposal will prevent significant cuts to our signature State Games and enable us to continue recruiting new athletes...

CUNY to receive $75 M from Simons Foundation, largest donation in university history


Governor Kathy Hochul on January 17, 2024, announced that the City University of New York is receiving $75 million from the Simons Foundation, the University’s largest-ever donation. The gift earmarks $50 million to establish CUNY as a hub for computational science and $25 million to support CUNY’s participation in the Governor’s proposed Empire AI...