Category Archives: News

11 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Dismissal Of Stahl Lawsuit Against Landmarks Preservation Commission

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to the decision by a State Supreme Court judge to dismiss an Article 78 case brought by Stahl York Avenue LLC against the City of New York and ...

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06 Jan
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Women Legislators Stand Up To NRA Bullying

Albany – This morning, women legislators from the State Senate and Assembly gathered in the State Capitol and challenged the NRA to stop bullying women who support common-sense gun regulations with threats of violence and misogynistic rhetoric. Senator Roxanne Persaud ...

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23 Dec
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor Signing Bill To Expand Insurance Access For Pregnant Women

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S.5972/A.6780 into law yesterday. The new law will make pregnancy a qualifying event triggering a special enrollment period for the state health insurance exchange, allowing ...

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15 Dec
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Statement From Senator Krueger On NYC Comptroller’s Support For Coal Divestment

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to reports that New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will support divesting the city’s pension funds from coal:

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24 Nov
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Politico New York – Legislators ask Cuomo to ‘get rid of coal in New York’

Today, Politico New York reported that Sen. Liz Krueger and several elected colleagues, joined by the Sierra Club, called on Governor Cuomo to make an enforceable committment to phase out coal-fired electricity generation in New York State by 2020. Full ...

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23 Nov
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Krueger, Sierra Club, Elected Officials Urge Governor To Phase Out Coal By 2020

NEW YORK – Senators, Assemblymembers, and City Council Members came together today at a City Hall press conference to urge Governor Cuomo to commit to transitioning New York off of coal-fired power by 2020 in advance of the international climate talks ...

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23 Nov
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Gotham Gazette Op-Ed: Time for New York to Cut the Coal

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Gotham Gazette, Sen. Krueger called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to commit to an enforceable mandate to close all coal plants in the state by 2020, and provide resources for a just ...

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19 Nov
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Crain’s Op-Ed: New York should dump coal, oil and gas stocks before they fall even further

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Crain’s New York Business, Council Member Helen Rosenthal, State Senator Liz Krueger, and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix Ortiz called on New York City and State officials to fully divest their pension funds ...

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18 Nov
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Krueger, Hoylman Release Letter Urging Action At Paris Climate Talks

New York – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman released a letter addressed to President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, and Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern, urging the U.S. delegation to the United Nations ...

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17 Nov
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Sen. Krueger Hosts Forum On The War Against Women

New York – Last night, State Senator Liz Krueger hosted a forum titled “Counterattack: The Media, The War on Women, & How to Fight Back.” The even was held at the Baruch College Newman Conference Center. Full video of the event ...

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