Category Archives: News

28 Mar
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Senate GOP Votes Down Children’s Gun Safety Bill

New York – Today in a party-line vote, the State Senate Codes Committee voted down the Children’s Weapon Accident Prevention Act (S.2491), sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, along with Senators Avella, Gianaris, Hamilton, Hoylman, Parker and Squadron.  The bill would ...

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24 Mar
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Krueger, Ortiz Respond To American Petroleum Institute On Fossil Fuel Divestment

Albany – Today, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Félix W. Ortiz released a letter to API New York Executive Director Karen Moreau, responding to statements submitted by Ms. Moreau at a February 29th forum on divesting the ...

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17 Mar
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Krueger, Squadron, Kavanagh Respond To Ruling In LLC Loophole Suit

NEW YORK – State Senators Daniel Squadron and Liz Krueger and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, litigants in the Brennan Center for Justice’s lawsuit to close the LLC Loophole, released the following statement in response to the State Supreme Court’s ruling: “The LLC Loophole ...

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29 Feb
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Krueger, Ortiz Hold Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum

Albany – This morning, State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Félix W. Ortiz, joined by State Senator Brad Hoylman, hosted a forum on divesting the New York State Common Retirement Fund from fossil fuel holdings. Discussion centered around ...

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24 Feb
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Governor Cuomo’s ESCO Action Plan

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement of a comprehensive action plan to address dubious business practices among energy services companies, or ESCOs, in New York State:

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10 Feb
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Airbnb’s Misleading Data

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today in reaction to two reports about Airbnb. The first report, written by independent watchdogs, reveals that the company created a misleading set of numbers, removing over 1,000 listings in a ...

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27 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, released the following statement today in reaction to the introduction of a bill (A9061) sponsored by Assembly Member Steve Katz to prohibit state and county funding for Planned ...

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25 Jan
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Passage Of Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the 89-member Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), released the following statement today after the Assembly passed the Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act (S6013/A8135). The CCCA, co-sponsored by Assembly Member Kevin Cahill, Senator John Bonacic, ...

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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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