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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul delivers her first State of the State address in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, Pool)

N.Y. governor approves abortion safe haven laws

New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) signed a bill expanding abortion access in the Empire State. She approved six bills to make her state a “safe haven” for the procedure in case the Supreme Court rules Roe v. Wade to be unconstitutional.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at True Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)

Former N.Y. Governor thinks GOP can win

Former New York Governor George Pataki (R-N.Y.) claimed Republicans have a great chance to win the governorship. In a radio interview Sunday, he said the GOP would beat former Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) if he ran again. Cuomo resigned in August 2021 amidst a string of sexual harassment allegations.