Category Archives: News

04 Nov
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Important Information About Preferential Rent

There’s been much discussion recently of exploitation of tenants related to preferential rent deals. It’s very important that people have all the facts about preferential rents, and these fact sheets provided by the Metropolitan Council on Housing and the New ...

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04 Nov
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Testimony from Sen. Krueger and Assm. Gottfried on Illegal Hotels

On October 30th, Senator Krueger offered joint testimony along with Assembly Member Richard Gottfried before the New York City Council Housing and Buildings Committee, regarding Intro. 826, sponsored by Council Member Helen Rosenthal. Complete testimony can be read below.

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29 Sep
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Statement From Senator Krueger On UFC Attempt To Overturn State MMA Ban

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to reports that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has filed a legal challenge in an attempt to overturn New York State’s longstanding ban on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA):

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29 Sep
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Statement From Senator Krueger And Assistant Speaker Ortiz On Push For NYC Pension Fund Divestment

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz released the following statement today in reaction to the announcement by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that he would push to divest the city’s pension funds ...

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17 Sep
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Fetal Organ Donation Bill

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the 89-member Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, released the following statement today, following the introduction by Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco of a bill (S.6043) to explicitly ban the sale for profit of ...

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03 Sep
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Statement From Senator Krueger And Assistant Speaker Ortiz On Passage Of California Coal Divestment Bill

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz released the following statement today after California legislators on Wednesday passed SB 185, which would require the two biggest pension funds in that state to divest their holdings in ...

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21 Aug
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Krueger, Senators Oppose Bailout Of Cayuga Coal Power Plant

New York – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger was joined by Senators Breslin, Dilan, Hamilton, Hoylman, Latimer, Parker, Perkins and Serrano in submitting comments to the state Public Service Commission opposing the ratepayer-funded bailout and repowering of the Cayuga Lake coal ...

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10 Aug
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Albany Update, Summer 2015

This newsletter provides a breakdown of this year’s January – June 2105 legislative session. Unfortunately, the few legislative accomplishments of the session were completely overshadowed by the indictments of the legislative majority leaders of both the Senate and the Assembly. ...

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04 Aug
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: August 2015

Liz’s Community Bulletin for August is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here.

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31 Jul
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New York Times: Welcome To Your Airbnb

The New York Times today published a satirical piece by Josh Gondelman that hits the Airbnb nail on the head.  In this mock welcome from an Airbnb “host,” guests are informed, among other things, that neighbors might get a little ...

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