amNY: Evicted Upper East Sider gets her apartment back after a 20-month nightmare

published by Andrew - April 10th, 2015

On Friday, amNY reported the story of an Upper East Side resident who went through a nearly two-year ordeal of eviction before regaining her apartment.  Particular praise goes to MFY Legal Services and all those who helped Ms. Morisada through the process of challenging her eviction and subsequent actions by the landlord. CONTINUE READING

Liz’s Community Bulletin: April 2015

published by Andrew - April 8th, 2015

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

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Statement from Sen. Krueger on 20-year Sentence for Purvi Patel

published by Andrew - April 2nd, 2015

New York — The following statement was issued today by State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), Co-Chair of the NYS Bipartisan Legislative Pro-Choice Caucus, in response to reports that Purvi Patel was sentenced by an Indiana court to 20 years in prison on charges of feticide and felony neglect:

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Joint Letter from Sen. Krueger and Elected Colleagues on Proposed Changes to Zoning Regulations

published by Andrew - March 25th, 2015

Senator Krueger, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and several of their NYC elected colleagues sent a letter, below, to New York City Planning Commission Chair Carl Weisbrod, expressing concerns over proposed changes to contextual zoning.

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Statement from Sen. Krueger On EANY’s Brownfield Cleanup Program Analysis

published by Andrew - March 19th, 2015

New York – Sen. Liz Krueger issued the following statement today upon the release of an analysis by Environmental Advocates of New York of the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program, titled Ripe for Reform.  The analysis reveals that the current program pays out the vast majority of funds as “redevelopment” credits, rather than for environmental cleanup, and that some of the state’s neediest communities receive little or no benefits:
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