Category Archives: News

07 Sep
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Senator Krueger’s Testimony Before City Council Regarding Mandatory Inclusionary Housing For The Adorama Building

New York – Senator Krueger submitted testimony today to the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, supporting the position that the ULURP application for 38-42 West 18th Street, known as the Adorama building, must be subject to the ...

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24 Aug
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20 Senators Urge Closure Of Fracking Waste Loophole

New York – Today, State Senators Liz Krueger, Brad Hoylman, and Tony Avella, along with seventeen other Senators, released a letter to Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos, calling for the closure of the “fracking waste loophole.” Although ...

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05 Aug
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Breastfeeding Caravan Kicks Off At City Hall

New York — Today on the steps of City Hall, breastfeeding mothers and families, elected officials and advocates from all over New York City participated in the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council’s annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan. After the rally, the caravan traveled ...

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11 Jul
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Liz’s Community Bulletin – July 2016

Liz’s Community Bulletin for July is available here! You can download it as a PDF, or view it here.

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23 Jun
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Albany Times Union Op-Ed: Court must rule to protect women’s reproductive rights

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Sen. Krueger called for action to end Albany’s pay-to-play culture. Full text of the op-ed can be read below and is available here.

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20 Jun
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Sen. Krueger’s Testimony Before The New York City Rent Guidelines Board Regarding Proposed Rent Increases

New York – Senator Krueger today submitted tesitmony to the New York City Rent Guidelines board recommending a 0% rent increase for both one and two-year leases. Full testimony can be read below.

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15 Jun
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NYC FAR Legislation Is Off The Table

Albany – Citing concerns about the potential community impact of uncapping floor area ratio (FAR) restrictions in New York City, Assembly Housing Chairman Keith L. T. Wright confirmed that Assembly Bill A7807 will not be considered this legislative session. Following conversations ...

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13 Jun
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Yesterday’s Mass Shooting In Orlando

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding yesterday’s attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL: “Yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando was a terrible hate-crime, an attack on our LGBT family, and on the love, diversity, ...

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09 Jun
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State Senate Passes Maternal Depression Treatment Bill

Albany – Today the State Senate unanimously passed S6715, sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger, which would improve treatment options for women diagnosed with maternal depression. A second bill addressing maternal depression, S7881, is currently on the third reading calendar in ...

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07 Jun
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Senate Passage Of Bill To Override NYC Plastic Bag Law

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding the Senate passage of S7336, which would override the recently passed New York City law (Intro 209-A) that places a 5-cent fee on disposable carry-out bags: “I am extremely ...

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