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22 Feb
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Speak Out For Cleaner Air in NYC

Nearly 10,000 New York City buildings, including hundreds of buildings in the Upper East Side, still burn No. 4 & No. 6 heating oil, the dirtiest grades of heating oil.  In burning these oils, buildings are producing more soot pollution ...

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22 Feb
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Liz Joins Capital Tonight to Explain Anti-Lulu Position

By Liz Benjamin The latest push for reform in Albany dates back to 2004 when the Brennan Center released a report deeming New York’s legislature the most dysfunctional in the nation. Since then, there have been countless calls for change ...

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22 Feb
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Liz’s Free Events List: March 2011

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 26: March 2011 Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events. Tuesday 3/1/11 12:00 PM NYPL for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln ...

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18 Feb
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N.Y. Politicians’ Loyalty Should Not be For Sale: Lulus Corrupt the Democratic Process, so Ban Them

The following is an op-ed penned by Senator Krueger and published in the New York Daily News: There are plenty of things we need to change about the New York State Legislature, from the way we finance our campaigns to ...

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16 Feb
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Liz Discusses the Budget & Child Care With NY Times

Fears About How the City’s Budget Will Affect Child Care On Thursday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will unveil New York City’s preliminary budget for the next fiscal year. On Wednesday, if you listen very closely, you can hear people throughout ...

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16 Feb
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Liz Crusades For Choice

By Liz Benjamin Sen. Liz Krueger has written to House Speaker John Boehner to express dismay over the GOP push to eliminate federal funding for reproductive health providers such as Planned Parenthood, (which has come under particular scrutiny of late), ...

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15 Feb
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Liz Explains Her Legislation on Campaign Funds Usage & Lobbyist Contribution Disclosure

On Monday, Senator Krueger joined her colleagues in the Democratic Conference in urging the Republican Majority to keep their promise and take action on comprehensive ethics, campaign finance and independent redistricting reform. In doing so, Senator Krueger called specific attention ...

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14 Feb
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Liz Given Award From Breastfeeding Alliance

Last week, Senator Liz Krueger received a Certificate of Appreciation from the New York City Breastfeeding Leadership Committee.

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14 Feb
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State Senate Democrats Push for a Debate on Ethics Package

By Meghan Keneally State Senate Democrats unveiled a comprehensive ethics package today and called on it to pass quickly in order to reinsure voters that an election season promise is being honored. Minority leader John Sampson said that the Democrats’ six-part ...

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14 Feb
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Liz’s Helps Crack Down on Identity Theft With Passage of New Legislation

(Albany, NY) – Last week, the Senate passed Legislation introduced by Senator Krueger, which will help crack down on illegal activity linked to identity theft. Under the new law, if a crime is committed in connection with identity theft, the ...

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