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15 Oct
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Buffalo News: New York Bill Aims to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment

Today Liz announced her introduction of legislation to protect unpaid interns from sexual harassment and workplace discrimination. The Buffalo News‘ Tom Precious reports: Days after a federal judge said an unpaid intern did not have the same protections as paid ...

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15 Oct
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Release: Liz Introduces Bill to Protect Interns from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

Sen. Krueger today announced her introduction of new legislation to ban workplace sexual harassment of unpaid interns in New York State (S. 5951). Loopholes in local, state, and federal laws have hampered interns’ attempts to seek redress for sexual harassment ...

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08 Oct
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: October 2013

Liz’s Community Bulletin for October is available here! View this month’s edition on this page, or download it as a PDF.

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07 Oct
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Liz’s Senior Resource Guide, 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 edition of Liz’s Senior Resource Guide is now available for download! You can also view it below, or contact our office to request a physical copy.

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02 Oct
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Liz Announces Passage of New Law Recognizing Clinical Nurse Specialists in New York State

Sen. Krueger today announced the enactment of her legislation recognizing and establishing a certification for “clinical nurse specialists” in New York State. The new law was sponsored by Sen. Krueger and Assemblymember Barbara Lifton (D-Ithaca), and signed by Gov. Andrew ...

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01 Oct
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Statement from Liz on the Appeals Board’s Decision in the Nigel Warren Illegal Short-Term Rentals Case

Liz issued the following statement in response to the city Appeals Board’s decision to overturn illegal hotel fines levied under the 2010 illegal hotels law in the Nigel Warren case: “The New York City ECB Appeals Board decision overturning fines ...

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01 Oct
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The Verge: One Ruling Doesn’t Make Airbnb Sublets Legal

Tech news site The Verge reported on the Airbnb-backed appeal that overturned fines in one illegal short-term rental case, and quoted Liz, putting the decision into perspective. Following Airbnb’s victory in overturning a fine last week, New York state senator ...

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01 Oct
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The New York Times: Tenant’s Fine for Renting to Tourist Is Overturned

Sen. Krueger was quoted in this New York Times piece, explaining that short-term rentals in multi-family residential buildings remain illegal, despite a small legal victory for Airbnb in an isolated, cherry-picked case.

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18 Sep
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: September 2013

Liz’s Community Bulletin for September is available here! View this month’s edition on this page, or download it as a PDF.

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30 Aug
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Maloney, Krueger, and Lappin Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Revoke Permit for E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station Due to Serious Flood Risks

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, State Senator Liz Krueger, and Council Member Jessica Lappin joined community advocates and concerned residents today near the site of the proposed 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) to highlight the serious flood risks that the MTS ...

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