Category Archives: News

12 Apr
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Crain’s Op-Ed: State’s half-measures won’t fix city’s congestion problem

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Crain’s New York Business, Sen. Liz Krueger outlined the shortcomings of the recently passed state budget regarding New York City’s transit and traffic crises, and the need to charge all vehicles to reduce ...

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06 Apr
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Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – April 2018

Sen. Krueger’s Community Bulletin for March is available here! It can be downloaded as a PDF file here, and is viewable below.

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28 Mar
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40 City Elected Officials Urge Ban On Fracking In Delaware River Basin

New York City – State Senator Liz Krueger, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Assembly Member Robert Carroll, and 37 other members of the Senate, Assembly, and City Council released a letter today to the commissioners of the Delaware River ...

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26 Mar
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BPCLC Co-Chairs Release Letter Opposing Proposed Federal Anti-Abortion Rule Changes

Albany – State Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Liz Krueger, and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, Co-Chairs of the New York State Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, today released a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Director Roger Severino, opposing proposed rule ...

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22 Mar
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Gotham Gazette Op-Ed: 3 Ways New York Must Advance Reproductive Rights This Year

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Gotham Gazette, Sen. Krueger urged the passage of three vital bills addressing reproductive rights and access: the Reproductive Health Act, the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act, and the Boss Bill. 3 Ways New ...

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19 Mar
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NYN Media Op-Ed: Sustaining The Caregiving Workforce For New York’s Aging Future

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in New York Nonprofit Media, Senator Krueger and Christian González-Rivera for the Center for an Urban Future warn about the imending healthcare crisis caused be a rapidly aging population, and a growing shortage of ...

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13 Mar
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Statement From Senator Krueger On Assembly Passage Of Key Reproductive Rights Bills

Albany – State Senator Liz Krueger, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), issued the following statement today after the passage in the Assembly of the Reproductive Health Act (A1748/S2796), the Boss Bill (S3791/A566), and the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage ...

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02 Mar
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Finding Solutions to Our Transportation Crisis

On Thursday March 1st, Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman hosted a forum entitled “Finding Solutions to Our Transportation Crisis.” Panelists included: Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation Alex Matheissen of Move NY Veronica Vanterpool, MTA Board ...

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28 Feb
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Crain’s Op-Ed: Hunger relief in a box won’t work in New York City

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in Crain’s New York Business, Senator Krueger, Fund For New York City President Mary McCormick, and fellow co-founder of the Food Bank of New York City Kathy Goldman, argue that Trump Administration plans to ...

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26 Feb
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Krueger And Hoylman Announce Bill Addressing Plastic Bag Pollution

Albany – State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman announced the introduction of a bill today addressing the statewide problem of plastic bag pollution. The legislation (S7760), which aligns with recommendations made by the Governor’s Plastic Bag Task Force, would ban ...

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