Hochul selects US Rep. Delgado as lieutenant governor

Hochul selects US Rep. Delgado as lieutenant governor

ALBANY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, whose congressional district includes western Montgomery County, will serve as New York's next lieutenant governor, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday. Delgado, a Democrat, will take on the largely ceremonial role previously formerly held by Brian Benjamin, who resigned following his arrest for federal corruption charges he denies. Hochul touted fellow Delgado's work in Congress on bills to help veterans, small business and those with student loan debt. Delgado, a Rhodes Scholar who briefly pursued a rap career after earning a Harvard law degree, had campaigned on universal access to Medicare, creating…
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