Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28

published by Andrew - September 2nd, 2015

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28:

September 2015

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.

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Krueger, Senators Oppose Bailout Of Cayuga Coal Power Plant

published by Andrew - August 21st, 2015

New York – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger was joined by Senators Breslin, Dilan, Hamilton, Hoylman, Latimer, Parker, Perkins and Serrano in submitting comments to the state Public Service Commission opposing the ratepayer-funded bailout and repowering of the Cayuga Lake coal power plant in Lansing, NY, in favor of transmission upgrades. The full text of the comments can be read below and is also available here.
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Albany Update, Summer 2015

published by Andrew - August 10th, 2015

This newsletter provides a breakdown of this year’s January – June 2105 legislative session. Unfortunately, the few legislative accomplishments of the session were completely overshadowed by the indictments of the legislative majority leaders of both the Senate and the Assembly. One would hope that these revelations of corruption would have helped build support for meaningful ethics and campaign finance reforms, but instead, this being Albany, they were used by the Governor and the new leaders as an excuse for inaction on many of the key issues facing our state. CONTINUE READING

Liz’s Community Bulletin: August 2015

published by Andrew - August 4th, 2015

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

New York Times: Welcome To Your Airbnb

published by Andrew - July 31st, 2015

The New York Times today published a satirical piece by Josh Gondelman that hits the Airbnb nail on the head.  In this mock welcome from an Airbnb “host,” guests are informed, among other things, that neighbors might get a little “cranky” that strangers have access to their building, and the police may be called because “technically there’s this zoning thing in the city.”

Unfortunately, illegal hotels are no laughing matter in New York City, bringing with them a host of issues including loss of affordable housing, tenant harassment, and security concerns for neighbors and communities. But this clever piece is still worth a chuckle or two: CONTINUE READING