Attendees applaud after New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced actions to combat hate crimes at her office in New York City in November 2022. Hochul has formed a new unit to combat hate and bias across the state that will focus on education, early detection and mobilizing support in areas where a bias-related incidents have occurred.
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N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced the creation of a commission tasked with planning and overseeing construction of a memorial in East Buffalo.