BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Friday morning on Wake Up!, we had a chance to speak with the Lieutenant Governor of New York — Brian Benjamin.

Watch the video above, where he and News 4’s Mel Orlins discussed a number of topics from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s recent State of the State address.

MORE | Hochul’s State of the State touches on UB, Kensington Expressway

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.

Melanie Orlins is an anchor and reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2017. See more of her work here.