Category Archives: News

18 Aug
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Ethics Law Just First Step, Reformers Say

By Karen DeWitt Governor Cuomo signed into law new ethics oversight legislation, but some say the measure is flawed, and that there is still work to be done to fight corruption in government. Cuomo signed the ethics law without fanfare ...

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16 Aug
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Closing New York City’s East River Greenway Gap

by Steven Higashide In recent decades, New York City has done much to open up its waterfront with new parks and piers. A key part of that has been the Hudson River Greenway, a bicycle and pedestrian path along the ...

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15 Aug
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Pols, Tenants Say Landlord Creates Unsafe Conditions

By Allen Houston Local politicians and tenants rallied on Aug. 5 against a landlord they claim has created unsafe living conditions at 350 East 52nd Street. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, State Sen. Liz Krueger, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer ...

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01 Aug
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4th Annual “Libations with Liz” Leaves Lasting Impression

By Rachel Wilgoren Recently, I was lucky enough to attend “Libations with Liz,” an annual fundraiser hosted by Democratic New York State Senator for the 26th District, Liz Krueger.  It was a wonderful opportunity for me, as one of her ...

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27 Jul
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Residents Dream of Green Future for Derelict Murray Hill Pier

By Mary Johnson MURRAY HILL — A decaying pier that stretches along the East River betwen 38th and 41st streets could soon be transformed to house a meandering bike path, community gardens, an urban farm, play areas and art. The ...

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22 Jul
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Got Ideas for UN Land Swap and East River Esplanade? Electeds Want to Know

By Amy Zimmer MANHATTAN — East Side residents have long been complaining about how much less appealing their waterfront is compared to the pristine piers and bike paths on the West Side. Besides the sinkhole-laden stretch of waterfront along the East ...

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22 Jul
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Liz & Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus Support Insitute of Medicine Report

For Immediate Release | July 22, 2011 Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485 Statement From New York State Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus on Institute of Medicine’s Recommendation to Include Birth Control as Preventative Care This week a committee of scientists and medical ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Speaks With Roberto Perez on PEREZ NOTES

Topics & excerpts from the Interview Indian Point: “I have long argued that Indian Point should be closed.” Hydro-Fracking: “Science has yet to prove you can do this safely without causing enormous damage to water.” “I have yet to be ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Krueger likes ‘dese apples

By Jimmy Vielkind Sen. Liz Krueger, a Democrat from the Upper East Side known for advocating reform a tad more vocally than some of her colleagues, is starting a political action committee to assist like-minded candidates. She has launched the ...

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05 Jul
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Liz’s Testimony to Rent Guidelines Board

THE FOLLOWING IS TESTIMONY SUBMITTED BY SENATOR LIZ KRUEGER ON JUNE 20,2011 BEFORE THE NEW YORK CITY RENT GUIDELINES BOARD REGARDING PROPOSED RENT INCREASES My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District, which includes the Upper ...

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