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Meeks Statement on the Swearing in of the 57th Governor of New York, Kathy Hochul

August 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) released the following statement on the swearing in of Governor Kathy Hochul:

 

"I congratulate Governor Hochul on being sworn in today as the 57th Governor of New York. Today is a very historic day as we welcome New York's first woman governor.

 

"We are still in a very critical position as we work to rebuild our economy and fight COVID-19 and Governor Hochul has hit the ground running. I look forward to our continued work together."