Brian Benjamin Sworn In As Lieutenant Governor Of New YorkAfter 16 days on the job and a series of what she called "extraordinary challenges," Gov. Kathy Hochul now has a partner and running mate in new Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin.
Gov. Kathy Hochul, Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin Join Rev. Al Sharpton At National Action Network House Of JusticeThey spoke about their priorities in the administration, including extending the eviction moratorium and rental assistance.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Names State Sen. And Harlem Native Brian Benjamin Her Lieutenant GovernorBenjamin represents Harlem and the Upper West Side. If appointed, he would be the state's second Black lieutenant governor.
Hochul Taps State Senator Brian Benjamin For Lieutenant GovernorBenjamin's district includes parts of Harlem, East Harlem and the Upper West Side. He ran unsuccessfully earlier this year in the Democratic primary of New York City comptroller.