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01 Feb
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Liz Explains Why Elected Officials Should be Held to Higher Standard in NYT Article

Retiring Nicely After Betraying Public’s Trust By Clyde Haberman Guy J. Velella, a former state senator from the Bronx who died last week, was bidden farewell at a funeral service on Monday. His legacy, however, lives on. Among other things, ...

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31 Jan
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Liz & Comptroller DiNapoli Seek Law to Strip Convicted Lawmakers of Pension

By Cara Matthews ALBANY — Public officials convicted of corruption would be stripped of their pension benefit under legislation introduced Friday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. New York has long been criticized for allowing convicted lawmakers — even those sentenced ...

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31 Jan
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Senator Krueger Hosts Forum Aimed at Helping Visual and Performing Arts Institutions

On Friday, January 28th, Senators Liz Krueger and Jose Serrano hosted a free event that explored innovative systems to maximize the connections between visual and performing arts institutions and their audiences. Specifically, attendees saw presentations given by a panel of ...

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28 Jan
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Interns and Volunteers Wanted!

Senator Liz Krueger is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals who are interested in gaining hands on experience in government. Spaces within our volunteer and intern programs in the Manhattan District Office are now available. Program Description: In Senator Krueger’s office, ...

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27 Jan
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Liz Joins The Arts And Business Council of New York to Discuss Nonprofits & Government

Last Friday, the 21st, Senator Liz Krueger joined Assemblymember Deborah Glick and City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer as speakers at the workshop “Working with Government: How Nonprofit Organizations Get Their Voices Heard,” an event hosted by the Arts and ...

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26 Jan
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Liz Calls for Stop to Regional Regulations That Could Weeken State Laws Against Hydrofracking

Today, Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) sent a letter to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) requesting they rescind the draft Natural Gas Development Regulations, a proposed set of guidelines for natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin.  While an Executive ...

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25 Jan
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Liz’s Free Events List, February 2011

Tuesday 2/1/11 10:00 AM Health Advocates for Older Adults, 341 East 87th St, 212 980-1700 Movies: Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps 12:00 PM Central Park, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 72nd Street, in front of the statue ...

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25 Jan
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Glass Ceiling Persists in New York Government

By Rachael Fauss On Nov. 2, 2010, New Yorkers elected candidates for state government and in doing so, probably unbeknownst to themselves, they reduced the number of female state legislators. Women hold no major leadership posts in the legislature and ...

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20 Jan
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Liz Krueger & Senate Dems Want to Expand Post-Coup Rules

By Liz Benjamin The new Senate Minority conference is appealing to the GOP majority in hopes of leveling the playing field when it comes to resources and bringing legislation to the floor. Senators Liz Krueger and Daniel Squadron are proposing ...

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19 Jan
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With Housing in Turmoil, Cuomo Offers Few Clues

By Jillian Jonas In the days leading up to and immediately following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s inauguration, almost all attention has focused on what Cuomo might do to fix the state’s budget woes and clean up Albany. The governor’s stands on ...

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