NOW New York Endorses Governor Kathy Hochul

Press Releases / March 31, 2022

New York — The National Organization for Women – New York today endorsed Governor Kathy Hochul for a full term. NOW-NY commended Governor Hochul’s leadership for championing women’s rights and delivering results for families across New York.

NOW-NY amplifies the voices of women and girls through action and advocacy by advancing legislation, promoting women in politics, fighting for reproductive justice, and challenging discrimination and violence against women.

“As the first woman governor of New York, I am incredibly honored to be endorsed by NOW-NY, whose advocacy has empowered and elevated the voices of women in New York for decades,” said Governor Kathy Hochul. “My path to the governorship was paved by a strong line of women who came before me and it is my responsibility to hold the doors of opportunity open for all the women who will follow. As governor, I’ll continue to work every single day to advance equality, defend reproductive rights, and protect women in the workplace all across the state.”

“Governor Hochul has spent her career breaking barriers and lifting up women and families along the way. She is without a question the best person for the job and we are so proud to endorse her for a full term,” said Sonia Ossorio, President of the National Organization for Women of New York. “As governor, Kathy Hochul has already spearheaded reforms for women across the state, from enacting protections for women in the workplace to expanding access to paid leave and affirming reproductive rights. And I know she’ll continue to get things done for women and families across the state.”

NOW-NY advocates for laws that defend our rights and break barriers for women and girls. We work to advance economic opportunity and fairness in the workplace, protect and expand reproductive rights, and strengthen our criminal justice system for victims of gender-based violence.


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