ICYMI: Hochul Says She’s “Not Focused on the Campaign” — That’s Just Not True

Governor Kathy Hochul’s recent comments that she is not focused on campaigning is simply not true. Before she was even sworn in as interim Governor, she had named her top political advisors and weeks after that she announced that she had raised over $10 million. Even more egregious, Hochul attended 64 “private events” during her first 45 days in office resulting in her campaign reimbursing over $30,000 for political misuse of state aircraft.

A sample of Hochul’s campaign activities:

· Hochul hired two political strategies before hiring her own government staff

· Hochul attended 64 “private events” related to her gubernatorial campaign during her first 45 days in office, including donor meetings and fundraisers

· Hochul has raised $10M since filing to run for full term


Congressman Tom Suozzi is a common sense Democrat who gets things done. Tom was trained as a CPA and attorney, has served as Mayor of his hometown, Glen Cove, NY and as the Nassau County Executive before being elected to Congress in 2016. He has the proven executive experience, pragmatic approach to solving problems, and the bold vision to lead New York as its next Governor. Tom and his wife Helene live in Glen Cove, NY and have three children, Caroline, Joseph and Michael.

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