Category Archives: News

12 Feb
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FAQs About The Reproductive Health Act

Frequently Asked Questions  about the The Reproductive Health Act Downloadable as a PDF here    What is the purpose of the Reproductive Health Act? The purpose of the RHA is to codify Roe v. Wade protections into state law and ...

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08 Feb
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Times-Union Op-Ed: Claims that Reproductive Act go beyond Roe are wrong

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times-Union, Senators Liz Krueger and Anna Kaplan outline the impacts of the recently-passed Reproductive Health Act, and refute false claims that the RHA expands abortion rights far beyond those defined in ...

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29 Jan
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Senate Majority Passes Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence Legislation To Protect New Yorkers

Albany – The New York State Senate Majority today passed major legislation to combat gun violence and protect all New Yorkers. The Senate Democrats have been leaders in standing up to the corporate gun lobby, and have offered a series of common ...

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22 Jan
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Senator Krueger and Senate Majority Pass Historic Pro-Women Legislation

Albany –  The Senate Majority today passed a series of historic legislation that will protect and ensure New York women’s health rights. Passed on the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) will codify ...

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16 Jan
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Legislature Announces Joint Budget Hearing Schedule

Albany – Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein today announced the Joint Legislative Hearing Schedule on the 2019-2020 Executive Budget Proposal. These hearings, each of which focuses on a programmatic area, are intended ...

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08 Jan
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Civic Organizations Call For Overhaul Of Ethics Enforcement To Restore Public Trust In Government

Albany, NY – Civic groups today called on Governor Cuomo to expand his Democracy Agenda to include a measure to reduce the risk of corruption.  The groups said that while the Governor deserves credit for his agenda of voting and campaign ...

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07 Jan
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Senator Krueger Joins Gov. Cuomo, Sec. Clinton, Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins, Electeds And Advocates To Push Passage Of The Reproductive Health Act

New York – Today, Senator Krueger joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Member Deborah Glick, members of the Senate, Assembly, and City Council, and reproductive health advocates to commit to passage ...

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11 Dec
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Senator Krueger Opposes Trump Administration “Public Charge” Proposed Rule Change Attacking Immigrant New Yorkers

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger today released a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Neilsen, opposing the proposed rule changes regarding “public charge.” The letter is available to download here, and can be viewed below.

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05 Nov
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Daily News Op-Ed: The Reproductive Health Act may as well be on the ballot in this election

New York – In an op-ed published today in the New York Daily News, Senator Krueger argues for the necessity of a Democratic controlled State Senate and Assembly in order to pass the Reproductive Health Act and protect the freedom ...

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24 Oct
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Senator Krueger Urges Department Of Health To Establish Maximum Contaminant Levels For Chemicals In Drinking Water

New York – Today State Senator Liz Krueger released a letter to State Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker urging him to set Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for PFOA, PFOS, and 1,4-dioxane. The Department had been waiting for a report from ...

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