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28 Jul
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Navigating the Healthcare System in the Time of COVID-19

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, with Senator Liz Krueger, and Dr. Peter Steel, Director of Clinical Services for the Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell. Full video can be viewed by clicking ...

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22 Jul
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Senate Passes First-In-The-Nation Bill To Tackle Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Albany – Today, the State Senate passed a bill to tackle counterproductive state fossil fuel subsidies, shining a light on and potentially halting tax breaks, credits, and refunds for the use of dirty fossil fuels. The legislation, S.2649, requires the ...

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20 Jul
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Reopening and Reimagining Public Places

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, July 16th, 2020, with Senator Liz Krueger, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and Christian Klossner, Executive Director, Office of Special Enforcement, NYC Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. View full video of the event ...

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01 Jul
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New York City Reopens, Part 3: Vaccine Confidence/Vaccine Hesitancy

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Dr. Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Director of The Vaccine ...

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19 Jun
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Reforming The Criminal Justice Agenda

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, June 18th, 2020, with State Senators Liz Krueger, Jamaal Bailey, and Zellnor Myrie, Insha Rahman of the Vera Institute of Justice, and Anthonine Pierre of the Brooklyn Movement Center. Full video of the ...

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18 Jun
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New York City Reopens, Part 2: Test, Trace and Take Care (T3) – Tracking Down the Virus

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020, with State Senator Liz Krueger, Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and Ted Long, MD, MHS, Senior ...

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12 Jun
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Senators Urge Delay Of NYC Housing Court Reopening To Protect Public Health

Albany – Today State Senator Liz Krueger and 15 other Senators released a letter to New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, requesting that the Office of Court Administration delay the reopening of Housing Court for in-person proceedings until a ...

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12 Jun
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New York City Reopens, Part 1: The Spectrum of Risk – How to Have a Life During a Pandemic

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, June 12th, 2020, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Dr. Julia Marcus, infectious disease epidemiologist and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. To view video of the ...

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09 Jun
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Senator Krueger Speaks On Police Reform Bill

State Senator Liz Krueger spoke today on the Senate floor regarding the following legislation addressing police violence. For video of the remarks, click here. Senate Bill 8496: This legislation will repeal section 50-a of the Civil Rights Law that provides additional ...

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09 Jun
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Update on Police Reform Legislation

A MESSAGE FROM SENATOR LIZ KRUEGER:   Dear Neighbors, This week I am back up in Albany (although most of my colleagues are, quite rightly, participating remotely) to help pass a package of bills to address the issues that have ...

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