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NY Senate Votes Down Gov. Hochul’s Judicial Pick After Backlash from Unions, Rights Groups

HeadlineFeb 17, 2023

Here in New York, the state Senate has rejected Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul’s nominee to become the state’s top judge. Hector LaSalle came under fire from unions, as well as civil rights, immigrant rights and reproductive rights groups who opposed LaSalle’s nomination, citing what they described as his past anti-labor and anti-abortion rulings. 

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