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Gov. Kathy Hochul

Image of a non-identifiable young person in jeans and a t-shirt on a couch with his hands folded for story "New York City Community Teams Aim to Meet Psychiatric Needs of Low-Income Youth"

8/10/2022

New York City Community Teams Aim to Meet Psychiatric Needs of Low-Income Youth

A new team of community workers is providing 24-hour psychiatric support to low-income youth in Brooklyn, with plans to expand citywide.

Finally, More Judges Headed to ‘Desperately Overstretched’ New York Family Courts

7/5/2022

Finally, More Judges Headed to ‘Desperately Overstretched’ New York Family Courts

New York lawmakers have agreed to add six judges to the Family Court bench along with 14 new Supreme Court justices spread across the state.

On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence

6/30/2022

On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence

The nonprofit SNUG helps prevent community violence and promote healing by working directly with young people.

Widespread Condemnation of 8-year-old Boy’s Treatment by Syracuse Police Continues

4/26/2022

Widespread Condemnation of 8-year-old Boy’s Treatment by Syracuse Police Continues

In New York, activist groups, residents and Gov. Kathy Hochul reacted last week to a video of Syracuse police detaining an 8-year-old boy.

New York Governor Rejects Legislature’s Proposals to Boost Child Welfare Funding

4/14/2022

New York Governor Rejects Legislature’s Proposals to Boost Child Welfare Funding

The recently passed New York state budget did not include funding increases for foster care prevention or Family Court attorneys.

New York Governor, Lawmakers To Decide If Family Court Attorneys Will Get a Raise After 18 Years

4/1/2022

New York Governor, Lawmakers To Decide If Family Court Attorneys Will Get a Raise After 18 Years

Last-minute budget negotiations between the New York statehouse and governor’s office could result in increasing Family Court attorneys’ pay for the first time in years.

    New York Governor Quietly Pitches Gun Violence Response That Includes Youth Justice Reform Rollbacks

    3/18/2022

    New York Governor Quietly Pitches Gun Violence Response That Includes Youth Justice Reform Rollbacks

    In response to concerns about New York's gun violence, Gov. Kathy Hochul has prepared a public safety plan that would roll back recent criminal and youth justice reforms.

    NY Lawmakers Pitch Ambitious Investments in Child Welfare

    3/18/2022

    New York Lawmakers Plan Ambitious Investments in Child Welfare

    New York lawmakers have proposed state spending plans that call for $3 billion in investments in child care, and an increased spending on child welfare.

    3/11/2022

    New York Legislature Unites Behind $3 Billion Pitch for Child Care

    Sen. Jabari Brisport, left, at a stop on his Child Care Listening Tour last fall. Photo courtesy of Brisport’s office
    On Friday, the two chambers of the New York State Legislature announced they will press Democratic Gov.