Category Archives: Community

20 May
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Legislators Announce Updates To Champerty Bill

Albany – Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas today announced their intention to introduce a revised champerty bill (S.5623/A.5290). This amended bill will incorporate feedback from various constituencies, including investors and officials in Washington. For years, vulture hedge funds have ...

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16 May
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TREES Act Passes Both Houses Of The Legislature

Albany – Today, the Tropical Rainforest Economic & Environmental Sustainability (TREES) Act passed the state Senate. Having passed the Assembly on Monday, the bill now heads to the governor’s desk. The bill, a previous version of which also passed both ...

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07 May
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Statement from Senator Liz Krueger on Decision by Conservative Lower Court Judge to Remove ERA from Ballot

Albany — State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement regarding today’s decision from State Supreme Court Judge Daniel Doyle to prevent New Yorkers from voting on the Equal Rights Amendment to the state constitution in the November general election: ...

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28 Feb
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The Impact of Casinos on Urban Communities

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024, with State Senators Liz Krueger, Kristen Gonzalez, and Brad Hoylman-Sigal, and Assembly Members Harvey Epstein and Linda Rosenthal, as well as: – Vicki L. Been, Member, Gaming Facility Location Board, ...

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20 Nov
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Medicare Parts A, B, C and D: Changes You Can Make to Your Coverage in 2024

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Eric Hausman from the Department for the Aging’s Health Insurance Information and Counseling Program (HIICAP). Mr. Hausman is the HIICAP Volunteer Outreach Manager. Full ...

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15 Nov
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Krueger Introduces Bill To Strengthen Protections For Surrogacy And Egg And Sperm Donation

Albany – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger announced the introduction of new legislation, S.7749, that would strengthen rights and protections for New Yorkers involved in surrogacy or egg or sperm donation. The new bill builds on the framework created by ...

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09 Mar
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Sen. Krueger’s 2023 Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session III: Get It Fixed: Know Your Rights to Get Repairs in Your Rental Apartment

Sen. Krueger’s 2023 Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session III: “Get It Fixed: Know Your Rights to Get Repairs in Your Rental Apartment” Senator Krueger’s 2023 five-part Virtual Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors will focus on housing for older people. ...

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03 Mar
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Krueger Urges Adams To Maintain Vaccination And School Masking Policy

New York City – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger released a letter to New York City Mayor Eric Adams, urging him to maintain the Key to NYC vaccination requirements and public school masking requirements. The full letter can be viewed here and is ...

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31 Jan
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Sen. Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session III – Advanced Planning Documents: Including Health Care Proxies, Power of Attorney, Wills, and Living Wills

Senator Liz Krueger’s 2022 Virtual Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors “Aging in Place: Living Well in the Community” Session III: “Advanced Planning Documents: Including Health Care Proxies, Power of Attorney, Wills, and Living Wills” Wednesday, January 26th from 10 am ...

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14 Jan
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Sen. Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session I – Good Medical Care As We Age

Senator Liz Krueger’s 2022 Virtual Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors “Aging in Place: Living Well in the Community” Session I “Good Medical Care as We Age” Thursday, January 13th from 7pm – 8:15 pm   The full event can be ...

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