Category Archives: News

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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18 Jun
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Capital New York: Bill to expand health coverage for pregnant women approved

Today, Capital New York reported that the Senate and Assembly passed bills that would make pregnancy a qualifying event triggering a special enrollment period for the state health insurance exchange, allowing pregnant women to enroll in a health plan at ...

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16 Jun
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Statement From Sen. Krueger On Assembly Passage Of “Boss Bill”

New York – State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today, after the passage in the Assembly of legislation known as the Boss Bill (A.1142-A/S.2709-A), which would ban employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their personal reproductive ...

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09 Jun
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: June 2015

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

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08 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 testimony to the New York City Rent Guidelines board recommending a 0% rent increase for both one and two-year leases.

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03 Jun
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State Senate Passes Sen. Krueger’s Bill To Increase Penalty For Animal Cruelty

New York – The State Senate voted today to pass a bill sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger (S.4265) that would remove the word “serious” from the description of physical injury necessary to sustain a charge of felony cruelty to animals. The ...

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29 May
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Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28

Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 28: June 2015 Please note:  This schedule is subject to change – it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events with the host or ask to RSVP.  

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