Category Archives: News

12 Apr
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On State Pension Fund Divestment From Oil Sands Companies

New York City – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement regarding today’s announcement by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli that the Common Retirement Fund will divest from seven of nine oil sands companies reviewed as part of the ...

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12 Apr
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Ranked Choice Voting: Just the Basics

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021, with State Senator Liz Krueger, Dr. Sarah Sayeed, Chair and Executive Director, NYC Civic Engagement Board, and Allie Swatek, Director of Policy and Research, NYC Campaign Finance Board. Full video ...

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28 Mar
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Final Bill Introduced To Legalize, Tax, And Regulate Adult-Use Marijuana

Albany – Today bill language was introduced in the Legislature reflecting three-way agreement to legalize, tax, and regulate adult-use cannabis. The bill (S.854-A), an amended version of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, is carried in the Assembly by Majority ...

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23 Mar
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Krueger And Zebrowski Introduce New York Deforestation-Free Procurement Act

Albany – Today New York State Senator Liz Krueger, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and Assembly Member Kenneth P. Zebrowski, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Operations, introduced the New York Deforestation-Free Procurement Act (S.5921) to ensure New ...

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19 Mar
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Sen. Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session III – Research on the Use of Psychedelics

Senator Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, 2021 Being Mortal: Thinking about End of Life Decision Making Session III – Research on the Use of Psychedelics to Address End-of–Life Existential Distress Thursday, March 18th 10 am – 11:30 am Watch ...

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16 Mar
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Senator Krueger Speaking on the 2021 Senate One-House Budget Resolution

Today, Senator Krueger led the debate on the New York State Senate one-house budget resolution for the FY 2021-2022 budget. To view video of Senator Krueger’s remarks, click here. For more information on this year’s one-house budget, click here.

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08 Mar
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Telehealth Basics: What It Is, and How to Access the Service

A Virtual Town Hall recorded on Friday, March 5th, 2021, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Dr. Sarah Czaja, Director for the Center on Aging and Behavioral Research at Weill Cornell. Watch the full video by clicking here.

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25 Feb
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On Allegations Of Sexual Harassment By Governor Cuomo

New York City – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding allegations made by Lindsey Boylan of sexual harassment by Governor Cuomo: “All credible allegations of sexual harassment must be taken seriously and given a thorough, transparent, and ...

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19 Feb
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Sen. Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors, Session II – Health Care Proxies and Living Wills

**INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO IS SPECIFIC TO NEW YORK STATE, AND MAY NOT APPLY IN OTHER STATES** This year’s Roundtable series will bring together experts to offer concrete tools to assist with end of life planning, and provide a forum ...

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17 Feb
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Senator Krueger Introduces Bill To Repeal Fossil Fuel Related Tax Expenditures

Albany – Today New York State Senator Liz Krueger, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation (S.4816) to repeal over $300 million in annual state tax giveaways that encourage the use of fossil fuels. New York State annually forgoes ...

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