Tag: Democrats

Hochul, NY’s 1st female governor, inherits vast challenges

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York on Tuesday, inheriting immense challenges as she takes over an administration facing criticism for inaction during Andrew Cuomo’s distracted final months in office. Hochul, a Democrat and former member of Congress from Western New York, took the oath […]

Whitmer to OK letting drunken drivers try to clear record

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan legislators voted Tuesday to let an estimated 200,000 one-time drunken drivers seek to set aside their conviction, finalizing expungement bills that will be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The legislation received wide bipartisan support, 92-16 in the Republican-led House. It will lift a prohibition barring DUI offenders […]