Category Archives: News

10 Apr
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Tenant Protection Act Passes Senate

Albany – Today the State Senate passed the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, an Attorney General’s program bill carried by Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblymember Joseph Lentol. The bill, aimed at holding New York’s most unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for ...

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10 Apr
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Statement From New York State Senators On President Trump’s Executive Order To Limit State Input On Pipeline Permits

Albany – Twenty-two New York State Senators released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s planned executive order to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to limit state input on pipeline permits. Signing on to the statement were Senators Liz Krueger, Jamaal ...

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02 Apr
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Senate Passes 2019-2020 State Budget

Albany – The Senate Majority passed the 2019-2020 State Budget that provides tax relief for overburdened New York families by implementing a permanent property tax cap, increases support for New York students by investing over $1 billion more in state education ...

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19 Mar
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Senate Majority Protects New York Students And Pedestrians

Albany – The Senate Democratic Majority today passed legislation (S.4331) that will save lives by increasing protection of New York City school zones through expanded speed camera utilization. The school zone speed camera program was allowed to lapse under the ...

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14 Mar
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Senate Majority Passes One-House Budget Resolution

Albany – The Senate Majority’s budget resolution includes proposals to increase support for New York students, provide tax relief for overburdened New York families by implementing a permanent property tax cap, and restore proposed AIM cuts to struggling municipalities. The budget ...

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07 Mar
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – March 2019

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for March is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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05 Mar
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Home Stability Support Bill Moves Out Of Senate Social Services Committee

Albany – Today the State Senate Committee on Social Services, chaired by Senator Roxanne Persaud, voted to move S.2375/A.1620, a bill to create the Home Stability Support program, which would be a new statewide rent supplement for New Yorkers facing homelessness. The ...

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05 Mar
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Senate Majority Passes Gun Safety Legislation To Protect New York Children

Albany –  The Senate Democratic Majority today passed legislation (S.2450-A and S.35) that will create stronger regulations for the safe storage of firearms and the appearances of imitation weapons to prevent unintentional gun violence. Senator Liz Krueger and Senator Brad Hoylman sponsored ...

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01 Mar
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State Senate Ethics Committee Moves Bill To Create Non-Partisan Legislative Budget Office

Albany – Today the State Senate Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance, chaired by Senator Alessandra Biaggi, voted to move S.3287/A.1835, a bill to create a nonpartisan legislative budget office similar to those used by the New York City Council and the ...

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26 Feb
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Sen. Krueger And Assm. Ortiz Respond To Comptroller On Divestment

Albany – Today, Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz released a letter to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, responding to a letter from the Comptroller to state legislators critiquing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act, S.2126. The letter ...

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