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New York officials applaud Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination to SCOTUS

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, honoree at the Third Annual Judge James B. Parsons Legacy Dinner, February 24, 2020, University of Chicago Law School. Photographer Lloyd DeGrane.

President Joe Biden selected Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his Supreme Court nominee to fill the seat Judge Stephen Breyer will leave empty when he retires this summer. Many of New York's officials are sharing their praise for the pick:

1. Sen. Chuck Schumer

2. NY Attorney General Letitia James

3. Gov. Kathy Hochul

4. NY Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

5. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins

6.Sen. Kristen Gillibrand

7. Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie