Category Archives: News

26 Mar
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FAQs About NYS Eviction Moratorium

Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions about New York State’s emergency eviction moratorium, compiled by Housing Justice for All and the Right To Counsel Coalition. The FAQs are also downloadable by clicking here.

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25 Mar
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Senator Krueger Urges Governor To Halt Non-Essential Construction

New York – Today Senator Krueger joined Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Assembly Member Harvey Epstein in urging the Governor to implement a moratorium on non-essential construction activity during the COVID-19 emergency. The elected officials delivered a letter to ...

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14 Feb
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Krueger, Barrett, O’Donnell Introduce Alternative Surrogacy Bill

Albany – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblymembers Didi Barrett and Daniel J. O’Donnell announced the introduction of legislation (S.7717) to legalize and regulate compensated gestational and genetic surrogacy, as well as establish necessary protections for all parties involved ...

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31 Jan
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Senator Krueger Holds Roundtable on Including Older Women’s Issues in the Feminist Agenda

New York — On Friday, January 31st, State Senator Liz Krueger and The New York Women’s Foundation held a roundtable discussion titled “Including Older Women’s Issues in the Feminist Agenda.” The roundtable will brought together thought leaders in key policy areas to ...

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30 Jan
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Statement From Senator Liz Krueger On State Pension Fund Coal Review

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding the announcement by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that his office will review whether to divest from 27 coal companies: “I commend Comptroller DiNapoli for taking this ...

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29 Jan
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The Blue Book: Senate Majority Staff Analysis of the 2020-2021 Executive Budget Proposal

New York State Senate Majority Conference Blue Book – Staff analysis of the 2021 Executive Budget.

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16 Jan
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Krueger, Kaminsky, Jaffee Introduce Bill To Ban Cigarette Filters

Albany – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Todd Kaminsky, and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee introduced the Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Act, S.7259, which would prohibit the sale of cigarettes with single-use filters (also known as “butts”), attachable single-use filters, and ...

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15 Jan
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FAQs about New York State’s Bail Reforms

On January 1st, new reforms to New York’s bail and pre-trial detention systems went into effect. There has been a lot of confusion about what these reforms actually do. A good starting place to understand the changes is this article in ...

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03 Dec
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Krueger And Ortiz Introduce Updated Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

Albany – Today, as world leaders are meeting for the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid, State Senator Liz Krueger, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and Assembly Assistant Speaker Félix W. Ortiz announced the introduction of a revised version ...

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03 Dec
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Governor Signs Senator Krueger’s Tenant Protection Act

Albany – Today Governor Cuomo signed the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, S.2605, an Attorney General’s program bill carried by Senator Liz Krueger. The new law will hold New York’s most unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for tenant harassment. “Over the years I ...

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