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New York Lieutenant Governor Resigns Following Arrest for Campaign Finance Scheme

New York governor Kathy Hochul and former lieutenant governor Brian Benjamin / Getty Images
• April 12, 2022 5:33 pm

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NEW YORK (Reuters) — New York state governor Kathy Hochul said on Tuesday she had accepted Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin's resignation, hours after Benjamin was arrested on federal bribery charges.

(Reporting by Luc Cohen in New York. Editing by Chris Reese.)