Local Matters: New York Governor Kathy Hochul takes office amid tense debate over masking and COV…

New York Governor Kathy Hochul was sworn in Tuesday following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo over sexual harassment allegations. Alyssa Katz, deputy editor of The City, joins "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on how Hochul is planning to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic as well as her pledge to change the culture in Albany.

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Massachusetts leaves masking decisions to school districts

State education officials are recommending that students in grades K-6 wear masks, but there is no statewide mandate.

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Mass. doctor on how schools should decide masking decisions

Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday that decisions about mandating masks in schools are best left with local officials.

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