Category Archives: News

13 Feb
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Liz & BPCLC Co-Chairs: It’s About Women’s Health Care, Not Religion

Liz and her fellow co-chairs of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus wrote for today’s Albany Times Union supporting President Obama’s stance on contraceptive coverage for all women, regardless of where they work. They wrote: It’s no secret that women often ...

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07 Feb
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Statement from Liz: California Proposition 8 Ruling

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision overturning California’s Proposition 8, the ballot proposition that attempted to outlaw same-sex marriage in California. You can read Liz’s statement on today’s victory, cited in ...

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03 Feb
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Liz Calls on GOP to Stop Blocking Law on ‘Ghost’ Campaign Funds

Liz released the following statement today, calling on the State Senate’s Republican majority to allow a floor vote on S. 420, a commonsense anti-corruption measure that would fix a gap in New York’s campaign finance law. The bill would enact ...

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11 Jan
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NY1: Hydrofracking Opponents Call for a Ban

By Erin Billups NY1 News As a public comment period comes to an end, opponents are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to enact a long-term ban on hydrofracking. “Make the only decision that the science and the facts lead you ...

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11 Jan
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YNN: Public Comment Period on Hydrofracking Ends

By Nick Reisman YNN Capital Tonight The public comment period for proposed regulations for high-volume hydrofracking is now closed. Now a battle over whether the controversial natural gas extraction process should be allowed will intensify. “We know that we are ...

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11 Jan
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Politicker: Senate Democrats to Focus on Women’s Rights for 2012 Campaigns

By Colin Campbell Politicker NY | The New York Observer The Democrats in the New York State are placing a special emphasis on issues pertaining to women as they attempt to retake the majority, insiders have suggested. “Women’s issues, from ...

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21 Dec
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Common Cause Helps the Public Get Involved in Redistricting

This week a number of Assembly Democrats got a peek at what their new district lines will look like if the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment has anything to say about it. And LATFOR, with legislative leaders, ...

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16 Dec
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After Stints in Hospital, a Struggle With Bills

By NICOLE HIGGINS DeSMET This May, when James Connolly, a slim New York City native with a slight stoop and a shock of white hair, started life anew, he took the downtown E train, carrying bags of his clothes and ...

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16 Dec
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Albany Tax Deal: A Start, But Far From Done

By Liz Krueger In another whirlwind session in Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed through a new tax plan that will generate $1.5 billion in much needed additional revenue for the state. I supported the plan because that revenue will make it ...

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15 Dec
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lgbtSr Interview: New York State Senator Liz Krueger

By Mark McNease I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with New York State Senator Liz Krueger. Senator Krueger has been in the New York Senate since being elected in a Special Election in 2002. She is currently the ...

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