Category Archives: Community

06 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: June 2011

As the end of session approaches, movement toward resolution on key issues facing our state remains excruciatingly slow. Last month I talked about two of those issues – rent law renewal and marriage equality – and I will devote this ...

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27 May
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Liz Joins Democratic Colleagues in Senate & Assembly, Speaker Quinn & Housing Advocates at Rent Regulation Forum

This past Tuesday, the 24th, Senator Liz Krueger joined Democratic colleagues in the Senate and Assembly, NYC Council Speaker Chris Quinn and housing advocates for an interactive forum highlighting the critical need to extend and strengthen rent regulation laws before ...

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12 May
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Liz’s Testimony to the New York City Council on the Proposed East Side Marine Transfer Station

“My name is Liz Krueger, and I represent the 26th State Senate district, which includes Manhattan’s Midtown and East Side.  I would like to thank the New York City Council Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management for the opportunity ...

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12 May
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‘Smell’ of Victory Eludes Waste Transfer Station Opponents

By Megan Finnegan After savoring what seemed like a victory a few weeks ago, some Upper East Siders are now smelling defeat after the mayor restored funding to construct a waste transfer station at East 91st Street. Last month, the ...

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05 May
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Kind Words From New York League of Conservation Voters

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in Our Town Newspaper. To The Editor It seems like Albany has been talking about clean energy and its potential to create jobs for a very long time. Fortunately, Senator Liz ...

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03 May
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Liz’s Free Events List: May 2011

Click here for Senator Krueger’s May 2011 Free Events List

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03 May
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Senator Krueger & Senate Democrats Join Tenants to Beat the Clock Ticking Against Rent Regulation

With rent regulation laws that protect affordable housing for over 2.5 million tenants in New York City and the surrounding counties set to expire in less than two months, Senator Krueger and other Senate Democrats joined with tenants to release ...

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21 Apr
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Pol Hopes Nuclear Petition Goes Viral

By Megan Finnegan State Senator Liz Krueger already has a strong opinion about the Indian Point nuclear facility, but she wants to know what her fellow New Yorkers think. This week, the senator opened an online survey to find out ...

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20 Apr
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Liz Wants to Know Where YOU Stand on Indian Point Nuclear Facility

Following mounting concerns over the health and safety threats posed by Indian Point nuclear facility, Senator Liz Krueger has launched an online survey to gather public input on the future of the facility.  The survey, “Where Do You Stand On ...

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19 Apr
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M50 Weekend Bus Service to be Restored

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Jonathan Bing announced today that the MTA, pending their board’s approval, will restore weekend service to the M50 bus line that runs from Turtle Bay to the West Side. ...

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