Category Archives: News

30 Jan
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Times Union: Cuomo Pocket-Vetos Police Discipline Bill

On Friday, the Times Union reported that Governor Cuomo vetoed a bill to make police disciplinary procedures subject to collective bargaining. The article quoted Senator Krueger, who opposed the bill, which would deny municipalities, counties, and the state the flexibility they need ...

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23 Jan
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Letter To The Governmental Accountability Standards Board on Tax Abatement Disclosures

Senator Krueger and Senator Perkins sent a letter to the Governmental Accountability Standards Board (GASB) expressing support for the development of requirements for disclosing information about tax abatements offered by state and local government.

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21 Jan
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Testimony of State Senator Liz Krueger Before the New York City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings “Short Term Rentals — Stimulating the Economy or Destabilizing Neighborhoods?” January 20, 2015

“My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 28th Senate District, which includes the East Side and Midtown areas of Manhattan.  I want to thank Chairman Jumaane Williams and the members of the City Council Housing and Buildings Committee ...

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13 Nov
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Liz’s Community Bulletin: November 2014

Liz’s Community Bulletin for November is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file from this page, and is viewable below.

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03 Oct
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New York Magazine: The War Over Airbnb Gets Personal

New York Magazine’s Jessica Pressler spoke with Sen. Krueger for this long write-up on the fight over illegal hotels and Airbnb. Check it out: In 2010, Krueger and State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried presented a bill that made it illegal for ...

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03 Sep
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Liz in the Daily News: “The evidence is in, so ban fracking”

On Monday, the Daily News published an op-ed from Liz on fracking! The conclusion: New York finds itself at a crossroads. We know that, with the technology and engineering methods currently in use, fracking is inherently dangerous and would result in irreversible ...

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04 Aug
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Statement from Liz on Gov. Cuomo’s Approval and Signature of Maternal Depression Legislation

Liz issued the following statement upon Gov. Cuomo’s signature of legislation she and Assembly Health Chair Richard Gottfried passed to increase screening, diagnosis, treatment, and awareness of maternal depression disorders (S.7234B): “Many new parents and families aren’t aware of just ...

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16 Jul
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Liz and Councilmember Laurie Cumbo Answer Hobby Lobby Decision with Rally for Passage of “Boss Bill” to Ban Workplace Discrimination Against Employees on Basis of Healthcare Decisions

Senator Krueger, City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, and Public Advocate Letitia James were joined by a diverse group of advocates and fellow elected leaders on the steps of City Hall to ca ll for passage of the “Boss Bill” ...

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14 Jul
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Liz Discusses the Airbnb Controversy with WNYC’s Leonard Lopate

Liz joined Leonard Lopate to discuss the controversy over Airbnb in New York City, what’s legal, what’s not, and why. Audio available here:

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04 Jun
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Statement on the Passing of Sen. Roy Goodman

Liz issued the following statement on the passing of Sen. Roy Goodman, who represented the East Side from 1969 through 2001.

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