Category Archives: News

24 Jan
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Senate Leaders Block Roe v. Wade Resolution

Liz sponsored a resolution commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, but it was blocked from consideration by the leaders of the Republican-dominated majority in the Senate. The Assembly passed a similar resolution without incident. Read more ...

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07 Jan
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Liz Krueger and Bill Samuels: Fund Campaign Reform with Casino Cash

Two days ahead of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, New York State Senator Liz Krueger and reform advocate Bill Samuels announced a new campaign finance reform proposal: a grand bargain that can accomplish Governor Cuomo’s previously-stated goal ...

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03 Jan
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Krueger to Empire State Development: End NY Gun Subsidies

Liz sent the following letter to Empire State Development President and CEO Kenneth Adams late yesterday, urging ESDC to end the use of taxpayer funds to support producers of dangerous assault weapons.

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18 Dec
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Statement on Senate Democratic Conference Leadership Vote

Liz issued the following statement Monday evening congratulating the Senate Democratic Conference’s new leader, Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins, immediately following the Senate Democratic Conference’s leadership vote.

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14 Dec
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Op-Ed: Senate Has to Deliver What New Yorkers Voted For

In an op-ed for the Albany Times Union this week, Liz explained the current state of the State Senate, the recent history that got us here, and how New Yorkers should judge the Republican-IDC “coalition.” Read on for the full ...

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08 Dec
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Liz on Northeast Public Radio’s “The Capitol Connection”

Liz talks with WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Alan Chartock about the election, control of the State Senate, Hurricane Sandy relief, and more. Listen to the full 25-minute interview here.

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03 Dec
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Statement on Senate Republicans’ “Coup by Recount” Plan

Senator Krueger released the following statement in response to a New York Post report this morning that Senate Republicans are planning to seize power by preventing duly-elected Democratic senators from being seated in January.

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21 Nov
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DNA Info: Pols File Federal Lawsuits to Stop East 91st Street Garbage Station

DNA Info reported on the latest legal effort to block City’s misguided plan to open and operate a garbage transfer facility on East 91st Street, a federal lawsuit led by Councilmember Jessica Lappin and Assemblyman Micah Kellner. Liz joined her ...

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06 Sep
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Daily News Op-Ed: Your Hot Pizza, Their Steep Fine

In today’s Daily News, transportation advocate Paul Steely White and restaurant workers’ advocate Daisy Chung pushed for Liz’s legislation that would lead to safer driving by bicycle delivery cyclists.

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12 Aug
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Metro: Farmers Markets Double in Decade

Liz joined State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and other elected officials to call attention to the growth and success of farmers markets in New York. Alison Bowen reported in Metro: “Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best, and farmers markets and ...

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