Category Archives: News

07 Dec
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Krueger: Cuomo’s Tax Plan Will Encourage Liberal Legislators to Push For More

By Azi Paybarah Yesterday, I talked to State Senator Liz Krueger, a liberal and a tax wonk, about the emerging details of the governor’s tax plan. What her take boiled down was that if the tax code were reorganized to ...

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06 Dec
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Liz Discusses Gov. Cuomo’s Tax Proposal with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer

Senator Liz Krueger, who represents Manhattan’s 26th district in the New York State Senate, reacts to reports that Governor Cuomo will propose a higher tax rate for high income earners. Listen Here

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06 Dec
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Cuomo’s Tax Plan to Raise Taxes on Rich May Not Go Far Enough For Some Dems

By Azi Paybarah Andrew Cuomo is negotiating his tax plan in private meetings with lawmakers. But the broad outlines of a new tax structure have begun to take shape, and could determine how much support the governor’s plan gets from ...

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05 Dec
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Liz Krueger, ‘Nixon Liberal,” Worries Cuomo’s Tax Plan Just Tinkers With The Real Problem

By Azi Paybarah If Andrew Cuomo makes adjustments to the state tax code that shift more of the burden from poor people to rich people without necessarily generating any more overall revenue for the cash-strapped government, is it truly progressive? ...

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01 Dec
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Cuomo Considers Changing N.Y. Tax Code as Economy Struggles

By Freeman Klopott Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering restructuring New York’s tax code as he prepares a budget that must close a deficit as large as $3.5 billion after a temporary surcharge on those earning at least $200,000 expires Dec. ...

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30 Nov
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Liz Joins Mark Ruffalo, Debra Winger, Advocates & Electeds in Calling Gov. Cuomo to Reject Hydrofracking in NY

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30 Nov
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New York City Fracking Hearing Draws Opposition

By Edward McAllister (Reuters) – A final hearing on proposals to lift a ban on drilling for natural gas in New York state drew a crowd of protesters on Wednesday opposing further energy development there. New York City hosted the ...

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29 Nov
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City Reopens Door to Ease Overcrowding at P.S. 116

By Jill Colvin DOWNTOWN — The Department of Education has cautiously reopened the door to a plan that could alleviate overcrowding at a Kips Bay school. P.S. 116, on East 33rd Street between Second and Third avenues, is currently at ...

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23 Nov
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Liz Krueger Would Like You To Know Who Isn’t Invited To Her Fundraiser

By David Freelander Manhattan State Senator Liz Krueger sent out a fundraising email earlier this week that features what may be called an “anti-Host Committee.” On the space on the invite where it is usually listed which high rollers are ...

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16 Nov
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DOE Rejects Plan that Could Ease P.S. 116 Overcrowding

By Mary Johnson KIPS BAY — Parents and teachers are angry at the Department of Education for rejecting a plan to help ease overcrowding at a Kips Bay school and vowed to continue the fight despite the setback. P.S. 116, ...

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