Category Archives: News

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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29 Sep
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Sen. Krueger Hosts NY State of the Climate Panel

New York – On Thursday, September 27th, State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman hosted a panel discussion on what New York State can do to address the climate crisis, with an emphasis on environmental justice and a just transition for workers. ...

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10 Sep
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – September 2018

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for August is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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