women as governors

Nine Women Now Serving as Governors in US, Tying a Record

Taking over on short notice for a scandal-plagued predecessor in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul began her tenure Tuesday with more than enough challenges for a new administration. She also began with a historic opportunity: Hochul is the first woman to hold one of the most prominent governorships in the U.S. “New York as…