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15 Dec
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Newsletter and Resources: What Federal Health Care Reform Means for New Yorkers

I know how confusing healthcare and insurance issues can be, and with reforms from the federal government’s 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) rolling out, things may be even more complicated as we “kick the tires” on this new system. I ...

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13 Dec
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Answers for New Yorkers Concerned or Confused About the Illegal Hotel Law

In recent months, Airbnb and an organization calling itself “Peers” have started a major PR and lobbying campaign to overturn New York’s laws governing short-term rentals. With these businesses and groups circulating misinformation to residents, their own users, and the ...

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11 Dec
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Liz Introduces Bill to Regulate and Tax Marijuana in New York State

Joined by a broad spectrum of drug law reform advocates and fellow elected officials, State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) announced that she will be introducing the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) today. The legislation would legalize, regulate, and tax ...

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26 Nov
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Liz’s Neighborhood Update: Fall 2013

Liz’s Neighborhood Update for Fall of 2013 is available on this page! It includes updates and information on a variety of issues affecting residents of the East Side’s 28th Senate District. You can also download it here.

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18 Nov
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: November 2013

Liz’s Community Bulletin for November is available here! View this month’s edition on this page, or download it as a PDF.

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05 Nov
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New York Post: Turning Your NY Apartment into a Hotel Is Illegal

Nicole Gelinas cuts through the Airbnb talking points with this thoughtful column on short-term rentals from Monday’s New York Post: Airbnb’s other argument is that its “hosts” need cash. We all need money, but we can’t break the law. Plus, by ...

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01 Nov
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Liz’s Anti-Casino Press Conference in the News

On Thursday, Liz joined a diverse group of advocates, including Ramsey Adams of Catskill Mountainkeeper and Mike Long, chairman of the New York State Conservative Party, to launch a campaign against Proposal One, the constitutional amendment authorizing up to seven ...

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31 Oct
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Liz Joins Diverse Coalition to Unveil Campaign Against Proposal One, Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Casinos in New York State

Joined by Liz on the steps of City Hall, a diverse coalition of political leaders, community groups, and advocates from around the state today announced their campaign urging voters to reject Proposal One. The Proposal’s inclusion on the November ballot ...

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18 Oct
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Our District Office Is Moving!

Sen. Krueger’s District Office will be closed starting the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 18, and will reopen at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at our new location: 1850 Second Avenue, at 96th Street. While our office is closed, you can ...

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15 Oct
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Buffalo News: New York Bill Aims to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment

Today Liz announced her introduction of legislation to protect unpaid interns from sexual harassment and workplace discrimination. The Buffalo News‘ Tom Precious reports: Days after a federal judge said an unpaid intern did not have the same protections as paid ...

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