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28 Oct
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Support Grows in Fight Against Overcrowded Schools in Kips Bay

By Mary Johnson KIPS BAY — A group of parents and teachers from P.S. 116 who are leading a charge to ease  overcrowding in their school can now count among their supporters the Coalition of East Side Elected Officials and ...

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28 Oct
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Liz Joins Other East Side Elected Officials in Letter to DOE Regarding PS 116

Dear Chancellor Walcott: We write to encourage the Department of Education to take steps to address long- standing overcrowding at PS 116 by immediately zoning and incubating the new school, PS/IS 281, which is opening at First Avenue and 35th ...

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27 Oct
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Helpful Link on New Ballot Marking Device

The AutoMark is a ballot marking device designed to provide privacy and accessibility to voters who are blind, vision-impaired, or have a disability or condition that would make it difficult or impossible to mark a ballot. In addition, it provides ...

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27 Oct
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Senate Dems To Congress: Protect Food Stamps

By Ken Lovett The federal food stamp program alone pumps more than $5.3 billion a year into the state, the letter says. “While the Farm Bill is not up for reauthorization until 2012, we are concerned this critical program may ...

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26 Oct
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Liz Discusses Bipartisan Pro Choice Caucus’s Stance on Health Exchanges

The Bi-Partisan Pro-Choice Caucus wants to make sure women still have quick access to family planning and other services once the Affordable Healthcare Act is fully in place. As caucus founder Senator Liz Krueger explains, their concerns is connected to ...

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26 Oct
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Liz & Pro-Choice Caucus Push Obama Admin On Care Inclusion

Fifty-four Assembly members and senators have signed on to a letter circulated by the Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus urging the Obama administration to interpret the health care reform law such that state-level health care exchanges include all family planning ...

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25 Oct
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: October 2011

Click here for Senator Liz Krueger’s Community Bulletin for October 2011

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20 Oct
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Liz Joins Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in Fight Against Sexual Assault

Senator Liz Krueger recently collaborated  with Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on “Making Our Communities Safer,” a guide to help prevent sexual assault and harassment in our communities.  While we cannot predict these random acts of violence, we can help ...

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07 Oct
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NYC Land Deal With UN Would Close Waterfront Gap, Mayor Says

By Henry Goldman and Katie Spencer New York City moved a step closer to completing an 18-year-old plan for a waterfront esplanade around Manhattan after the United Nations Development Corp. agreed to pay $73 million for land to build offices, ...

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07 Oct
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Statement from Liz, Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh & Councilmember Dan Garodnick on Signing of MOU

Statement of Senator Liz Krueger, Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh and Council Member Dan Garodnick on the Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding to Create an East River Greenway As representatives on the East Side of Manhattan in the State Legislature and ...

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