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Savoring a historic moment for women, as Hochul prepares to lead NYS

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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul has been Gov. Andrew Cuomo's go-to person for ceremonial duties, like this appearance at the memorial for fallen police officers at Empire State Plaza in Albany, but those who know her say she is well prepared for more.

While much of the reaction to Gov. Cuomo's resignation has been political, it came about because 11 women went public with allegations of sexual misconduct. WBFO talked with Carrie Tirado Bramen, director of the University at Buffalo Gender Institute, and Sonia Ossorio, president of the National Organization for Women New York, about this historic moment in history for women and what Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's leadership will mean for New York.

WBFO's Marian Hetherly talks with University at Buffalo Gender Institute Director Carrie Tirado-Bramen
WBFO's Marian Hetherly talks with National Organization for Women New York President Sonia Ossorio
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Kathy Hochul gets the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination at Catholic Health.
Kathy Hochul in a Buffalo Bills jersey, in her kitchen, displaying an apple pie that came out of the oven
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Kathy Hochul is a lot like many women in Western New York, except she will soon lead the state.
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Kathy Hochul stands with supporters of Planned Parenthood. She posted this picture on Facebook with the caption, "Women everywhere are sick and tired of Republicans in Washington trying to control our bodies."