Category Archives: News

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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07 Jul
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NY1: Senate Dems Accuse Administration Of Consulting Gas Companies About Fracking Regulations

In this video clip, New York 1 focuses on on hydrofracking, following up on a letter sent by Liz and some of her colleagues to the DEC. The letter demands a full accounting in the face of reports that proposed ...

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29 May
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Daily News: Manhattan Resident Wins ‘Counter’ Argument

The Daily News reports on East Side resident John Burke’s legal victory: The ruling means a disabled bartender who has lived in a dark, ground-floor Yorkville studio for 35 years…gets to keep his kitchen, while the rest of the tenants, including ...

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09 May
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Release: Senate Passes Liz’s Bill to Improve Distribution of Food Stamp “Bonus” Awards

Albany, NY – State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) today announced the passage of legislation in the New York State Senate that would result in more federal funding for food stamp programs in New York City. The bill (S. 452) passed ...

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03 May
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Our Town Covers “The War on Women”

Our Town‘s Megan Finnegan reports on Liz’s forum at the CUNY Graduate Center last week, “The War on Women: An Evening Basic Training.” Sen. Liz Krueger has long been an advocate for women’s rights in Albany, so she’s accustomed to ...

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