Category Archives: Community

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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15 Apr
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Liz, Borough President Scott Stringer & Other East Side Elected Officials to Host Free Gasland Screening

On Thursday, May 5th, Senator Liz Krueger will join Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh and Councilmember Rosie Memdez in hosting a free screening of the Oscar nominated documentary, GASLAND. The screening will be held at 7pm at ...

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12 Apr
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Statement from Liz on Frac Fluid Disclosure Bill (S.425) Failing to Move Through Environmental Conservation Committee

“Once again, an important bill has fallen victim to the intellectually dishonest debate that unfairly pits environmental issues against job creation. My bill (S.425), which today failed to pass through the Environmental Conservation Committee, would implement common sense measures by ...

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28 Mar
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Liz’s Free Events List: April 2011

Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events. Friday 4/1/11 11:00 AM Health Advocates for Older Adults, 341 East 87th St, 212 980-1700 Activity: Bridge 2:00 PM Health ...

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