Category Archives: News

21 Aug
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14 State Senators Call On MTA And Capital Plan Review Board To Comply With Open Meetings Law

Albany – Today 14 State Senators, led by Senator Liz Krueger, released a letter to MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, and Senate Temporary President Andrea Stewart-Cousins, asserting that ...

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31 Jul
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Bipartisan Group Of 67 Legislators Rebukes Ernst & Young Over Arbitration Policy

Albany – Today a bipartisan group of 67 New York State Legislators, led by Senators Liz Krueger and Alessandra Biaggi, and Assemblymembers Aravella Simotas and Jo Anne Simon, released a letter to Ernst & Young Chairman and CEO Carmine Di ...

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17 Jul
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Senator Krueger Hosts Forum on Scams

New York – Yesterday State Senator Liz Krueger hosted a Forum on Scams, focused on protecting individuals from predatory phone calls, emails, and letters. The forum was held at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, and co-sponsored by New York City Council Member ...

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19 Jun
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On Passage Of Sexual Harassment Bill

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding S.6577, legislation that addresses workplace harassment: “I am humbled and honored that in our first session in the Majority we were able to deliver this critically important piece ...

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19 Jun
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On The Marijuana Regulation And Taxation Act

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding S.1527, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act: “It is clear now that MRTA is not going to pass this session. This is not the end of the road, ...

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19 Jun
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Senate Democratic Majority Passes Historic Climate Leadership And Community Protection Act

Albany – The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CCPA) to address and mitigate the effects of climate change by drastically cutting greenhouse gases, diverting the state’s energy reliance to renewable sources, and creating ...

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18 Jun
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Senate Passes Bill To Remove Cap On Bus Lane Cameras In NYC

Albany – Today the State Senate passed legislation carried by Senator Liz Krueger (S.1925-B/A.6777-B) that would remove caps for automated enforcement cameras in bus lanes in the City of New York. The legislation creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat ...

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18 Jun
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Senator Krueger and Assemblymember Paulin Cheer Passage of Bill to Protect Against a Federal Assault on the Integrity of Non-Profits and Houses of Worship

Albany – Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) and Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) applauded passage of a bill to preserve existing restrictions on houses of worship and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations from participating or intervening in political campaigns in support or opposition to a candidate for office. ...

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17 Jun
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Senate Passes Inclusive Equal Rights Amendment

Albany – Today the New York State Senate unanimously passed a bill (S.517/A.272), to update the New York State Constitution’s Equal Rights Amendment to be fully inclusive and self-executing. The bill is carried in the Assembly by Assm. Rebecca Seawright. ...

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14 Jun
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Senate Majority Passes Strongest Tenant Protections In State History

Albany – The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, the strongest affordable housing and tenant protections legislation in state history. This legislation, a 2-way agreement with the State Assembly Majority, was drafted following ...

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