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21 Mar
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Carl Kruger’s “Polar Opposite,” Liz Krueger Takes On A New Role And New Challenges

By Jon Lentz Advocates, good government groups and even Planned Parenthood are cheering Liz Krueger’s replacement of Carl Kruger as ranking member on the Finance Committee, despite a widely held belief that her impact on the budget will be slight ...

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15 Mar
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Liz’s Statement on Out-of-Balance GOP Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release |  March 15, 2011 Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485 “My greatest concern is that this resolution will put us an additional billion dollars in debt. The numbers simply do not add up and we cannot rely on a ...

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10 Mar
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Rents Through The Roof?

Thousands of East Siders could see their rent double or triple if rent regulation expires By Megan Finnegan New York City already has a notoriously high cost of living, but if current rent-regulation laws expire June 15, tens of thousands ...

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09 Mar
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Liz Explains Redistricting Fight

By Nick Reisman The floor fight over redistricting of legislative boundaries in the state Senate late Tuesday afternoon spilled into the evening hours, as Democrats sought to have a public hearing on the topic, but were rebuffed by Republicans. Full ...

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08 Mar
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Liz & State Colleagues Form Pro-Choice Caucus

By Liz Benjamin A group of Democratic Assembly members and senators who feel abortion rights are “under attack” at the federal level are forming a pro-choice legislative caucus to, as they put it, combat an “anti-choice fervor that is becoming ...

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03 Mar
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Message from Liz on City Council’s Vote to End Deceptive Advertising at Crisis Pregnancy Centers

I am very proud of the steps the City Council has taken to protect women in the most vulnerable of situations. For too long crisis pregnancy centers have preyed on women who find themselves unexpectedly pregnant and uncertain as to ...

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28 Feb
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Liz Nominates Elsbeth Reimann For OTTY Award

Earlier last month, Senator Liz Krueger nominated Elsbeth Reimann for an Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) award. Ms. Reimann was honored by Our Town. Below is the article on her service to the community. Retired, But Not Retiring Posted by ...

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28 Feb
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Liz Speaks Out For Women’s Health

This Saturday, the 26th, Senator Krueger joined thousands of people at the Stand Up For Women’s Health Rally, a rally in support of Planned Parenthood. Below is what she had to say.

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25 Feb
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Liz Discusses How Nonprofits Can Work With Government

Earlier this month, Senator Krueger joined Assemblymember Deborah Glick and City Council member Jimmy Van Bramer on a panel to discuss how arts nonprofits can more effectively get their voices heard by government officials. Below is a video of the ...

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25 Feb
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City’s Rent Regulation Battle is Brewing

By Bobby Cuza Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken a firm stance he will not raise taxes this year. But if the city’s rent regulations are allowed to lapse this summer, that, say many Democratic lawmakers, will be equivalent to a ...

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