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03 Nov
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UPDATED: Weekend Volunteering Nov. 3-4 to Help with Post-Sandy Relief

My staff are attempting to keep abreast of the many, many opportunities to help out as we continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy. Aside from our work distributing food and checking on residents in the Lower East Side today, read ...

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03 Nov
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Volunteering Today (Nov. 3) to Assist At-Risk Residents

For those able to help out today, I’m working with other Manhattan elected officials to organize door-knocking downtown at 200 Madison Street (cross-street is Rutgers Street). We’ll be checking on residents and helping distribute aid and identify at-risk residents that ...

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01 Nov
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Hurricane Sandy Information – Nov. 1

Friends: please read on for updates on power restoration, relief efforts, disaster assistance, and other important information following the hurricane. -Liz

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01 Oct
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Liz’s Free Events List – October 2012

Liz’s free events list for October is available here! Click here to download, or read on to view this month’s list.

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21 Sep
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Sept. 27: Public Workshop on the 2nd Avenue Subway

Members of the community are invited to attend an MTA public workshop regarding the construction of the Second Avenue Subway, to maintain an open dialogue between the MTA and the community at large. MTA employees and contractors will attend the ...

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06 Sep
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Daily News Op-Ed: Your Hot Pizza, Their Steep Fine

In today’s Daily News, transportation advocate Paul Steely White and restaurant workers’ advocate Daisy Chung pushed for Liz’s legislation that would lead to safer driving by bicycle delivery cyclists.

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29 Aug
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Liz’s Free Events List – September 2012

Liz’s free events list is available here! Read on to view this month’s list, or click here to download.

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12 Aug
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Metro: Farmers Markets Double in Decade

Liz joined State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and other elected officials to call attention to the growth and success of farmers markets in New York. Alison Bowen reported in Metro: “Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best, and farmers markets and ...

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07 Jul
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NY1: Senate Dems Accuse Administration Of Consulting Gas Companies About Fracking Regulations

In this video clip, New York 1 focuses on on hydrofracking, following up on a letter sent by Liz and some of her colleagues to the DEC. The letter demands a full accounting in the face of reports that proposed ...

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18 Jun
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Testimony on Rent Guidelines Board’s Proposed Increases

Liz submitted the following testimony to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board, arguing that the process that led to this year’s proposed increases is in need of reform, and arguing further that this year’s proposed guidelines should be significantly ...

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