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19 Jun
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On The Marijuana Regulation And Taxation Act

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding S.1527, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act: “It is clear now that MRTA is not going to pass this session. This is not the end of the road, ...

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19 Jun
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Senate Democratic Majority Passes Historic Climate Leadership And Community Protection Act

Albany – The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CCPA) to address and mitigate the effects of climate change by drastically cutting greenhouse gases, diverting the state’s energy reliance to renewable sources, and creating ...

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18 Jun
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Senate Passes Bill To Remove Cap On Bus Lane Cameras In NYC

Albany – Today the State Senate passed legislation carried by Senator Liz Krueger (S.1925-B/A.6777-B) that would remove caps for automated enforcement cameras in bus lanes in the City of New York. The legislation creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat ...

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18 Jun
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Senator Krueger and Assemblymember Paulin Cheer Passage of Bill to Protect Against a Federal Assault on the Integrity of Non-Profits and Houses of Worship

Albany – Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) and Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) applauded passage of a bill to preserve existing restrictions on houses of worship and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations from participating or intervening in political campaigns in support or opposition to a candidate for office. ...

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17 Jun
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Senate Passes Inclusive Equal Rights Amendment

Albany – Today the New York State Senate unanimously passed a bill (S.517/A.272), to update the New York State Constitution’s Equal Rights Amendment to be fully inclusive and self-executing. The bill is carried in the Assembly by Assm. Rebecca Seawright. ...

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14 Jun
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Senate Majority Passes Strongest Tenant Protections In State History

Albany – The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, the strongest affordable housing and tenant protections legislation in state history. This legislation, a 2-way agreement with the State Assembly Majority, was drafted following ...

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13 Jun
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On Ending Non-Medical Exemptions For Vaccinations

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today after passage of S.2994-A, removing non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations, sponsored by Sen. Brad Hoylman: “When it comes to public health policy, our primary responsibility as legislators is to keep ...

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11 Jun
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – June 2019

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for June is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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06 Jun
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State Senate Passes Bill To Close Sexting Loophole

Albany – Today the State Senate unanimously passed a bill (S.2636), sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger, to close a loophole in state law that prevents police from charging someone with aggravated harassment if it is committed via text or ...

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04 Jun
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Senate Democratic Majority Passes Domestic Animal Welfare Package

Albany -The Senate Majority Conference today passed legislation to protect the rights and improve the health and safety of domestic animals across New York State. The bills passed included legislation that will raise awareness of safety standards for domestic animals, increase the ...

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