Liz’s Community Bulletin – July 2016

published by Andrew - July 11th, 2016

Liz’s Community Bulletin for July is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here. CONTINUE READING

Sen. Krueger’s Free Events List – July 2016

published by Andrew - June 29th, 2016

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

July 2016

Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger

If you would like to receive this list via email instead of regular mail, let us know. Send your name, address, and email address to liz@lizkrueger.comwith the subject “Free Events List.” CONTINUE READING

Albany Times Union Op-Ed: Court must rule to protect women’s reproductive rights

published by Andrew - June 23rd, 2016

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Sen. Krueger called for action to end Albany’s pay-to-play culture. Full text of the op-ed can be read below and is available here. CONTINUE READING

Sen. Krueger’s Testimony Before The New York City Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Proposed Rent Increases

published by Andrew - June 20th, 2016

New York – Senator Krueger today submitted tesitmony to the New York City Rent Guidelines board recommending a 0% rent increase for both one and two-year leases. Full testimony can be read below. CONTINUE READING

NYC FAR Legislation Is Off The Table

published by Andrew - June 15th, 2016

Albany – Citing concerns about the potential community impact of uncapping floor area ratio (FAR) restrictions in New York City, Assembly Housing Chairman Keith L. T. Wright confirmed that Assembly Bill A7807 will not be considered this legislative session. Following conversations with State Senator Liz Krueger, community advocates, and urban and zoning experts, Wright moved to block the legislation and called for further examination of the nuanced issue. FAR, a zoning tool regulating the bulk and density of buildings, is currently capped at 12. The legislation needs further vetting and amending to remove the potential for unchecked growth in neighborhoods already strained by new luxury developments and towers.