Category Archives: News

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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29 Jul
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Lt. Gov. Hochul And Pro-Choice Caucus Rally To Support Planned Parenthood

New York – Today, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was joined by members of the New York State Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), including State Senators Krueger, Gianaris and Montgomery, and Assemblymembers Gottfried, Kaminsky, Lavine, Rosenthal, Seawright and Simotas, and activists from ...

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20 Jul
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Testimony To The NYSDEC Regarding Permit Renewal For The E.91st St. MTS

New York – Today, Senator Krueger submitted written testimony to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation during their public comment period regarding the renewal of permits for construction and operation of the 91st St. Marine Transfer Station.

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14 Jul
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New York Daily News: Lawmakers, government reform group sue New York’s Board of Elections over LLC campaign donation loophole

Today, the New York Daily News and other outlets including the New York Timesreported that a bipartisan group of current and former lawmakers, including Senator Krueger, joined the Brennan Center in filing suit against the State Board of Elections to ...

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07 Jul
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Krueger, Ortiz Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz today announced the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act (S.5873/A.8011), which would require the State Comptroller to divest the Common Retirement Fund (CRF) from fossil fuel holdings by 2020. They ...

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