Statement from State Senator Anna M. Kaplan On Incoming Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin

CARLE PLACE, NY (AUGUST 26, 2021) State Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-North Hills) issued the following statement today following the announcement that Governor Kathy Hochul has appointed State Senator Brian Benjamin as New York's Lieutenant Governor:

Senator Anna M. Kaplan said "Brian Benjamin is someone I've been honored to call a colleague and a friend since becoming a member of the New York State Senate, and in the last three years, we've worked together on issues spanning from economic development to justice and equality and everything in between.

As our next Lieutenant Governor, I know he will continue to demonstrate his passion for public service and his incredible knowledge of the issues, and I look forward to working with him in this new capacity to continue fighting for the people of New York."