42 State Legislators Urge EPA To Declare Hudson River PCB Cleanup Incomplete

published by Andrew - July 19th, 2017

New York – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner released a letter signed by 42 legislators to EPA Region 2 Director Gary Klawinski, calling on the EPA to revise their recent five-year review of the Hudson River PCB Superfund Site cleanup to mandate more dredging by GE in the Upper Hudson and more investigation of remediation effects in the Lower Hudson. The letter is reprinted below and can also be viewed here.

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Liz’s Community Bulletin – July 2017

published by Andrew - July 10th, 2017

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 2017

published by Andrew - June 26th, 2017

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

July 2017

Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger

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

Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events with the host or ask to RSVP. CONTINUE READING

Albany Times Union Op-Ed: Take Next SMART Step To Ending Marijuana Prohibition

published by Andrew - June 13th, 2017

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Senator Krueger and Assembly Member Crystal Peoples-Stokes argue that New York should end the failed approach of marijuana prohibition, and enact rational drug policy through the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act. Full text of the op-ed can be read below. CONTINUE READING

Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Passage Of “Boss Bill”

published by Andrew - June 12th, 2017

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today, after the passage in the Assembly of legislation known as the Boss Bill (S3791/A566), which would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive health decisions. The legislation is sponsored by Sen. Krueger in the Senate and Assembly Member Ellen Jaffee in the Assembly: CONTINUE READING