AG Schneiderman and Sen. Krueger Introduce Legislation To Criminally Crack Down On Tenant Harassment

published by Andrew - May 24th, 2017

ALBANY—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, State Senator Liz Krueger, and Assembly Member Joseph Lentol today introduced the Tenant Protection Act of 2017, a new bill aimed at holding New York’s most unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for tenant harassment. CONTINUE READING

Democratic Senators And Civic Groups Announce Landmark Inclusive Equal Rights Amendment

published by Andrew - May 16th, 2017

Albany – Women, LGBT people and the disabled currently do not have equal rights in New York State’s Constitution—an injustice a coalition of Democratic Senators and civic groups are aiming to bring to an end through the passage of a landmark inclusive equal rights amendment.

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Liz’s Community Bulletin – May 2017

published by Andrew - May 12th, 2017

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

Testimony To The NYC Planning Commission Regarding Greater East Midtown Rezoning

published by Andrew - May 8th, 2017

Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman submitted joint testimony to the New York City Planning Commission regarding the proposed Greater East Midtown Rezoning. Full testimony can be viewed below. CONTINUE READING

Senate Majority Coalition Uses Legislative Manuever To Bury Reproductive Health Bills

published by Andrew - May 1st, 2017

Albany – Today the State Senate Committees on Labor and Insurance passed two bills relating to reproductive healthcare rights, but a legislative maneuver by the Senate majority coalition will likely prevent them from reaching the Senate floor. S3791, known as the “Boss Bill”, would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive health decisions; S3790, would increase access to emergency contraception. Both bills were forced onto the committee agendas through a motion for consideration filed by Senator Liz Krueger, the bills’ sponsor.

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