Category Archives: News

14 Mar
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Senate Majority Passes One-House Budget Resolution

Albany – The Senate Majority’s budget resolution includes proposals to increase support for New York students, provide tax relief for overburdened New York families by implementing a permanent property tax cap, and restore proposed AIM cuts to struggling municipalities. The budget ...

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07 Mar
0

Senator Krueger’s Community Bulletin – March 2019

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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05 Mar
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Home Stability Support Bill Moves Out Of Senate Social Services Committee

Albany – Today the State Senate Committee on Social Services, chaired by Senator Roxanne Persaud, voted to move S.2375/A.1620, a bill to create the Home Stability Support program, which would be a new statewide rent supplement for New Yorkers facing homelessness. The ...

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05 Mar
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Senate Majority Passes Gun Safety Legislation To Protect New York Children

Albany –  The Senate Democratic Majority today passed legislation (S.2450-A and S.35) that will create stronger regulations for the safe storage of firearms and the appearances of imitation weapons to prevent unintentional gun violence. Senator Liz Krueger and Senator Brad Hoylman sponsored ...

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01 Mar
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State Senate Ethics Committee Moves Bill To Create Non-Partisan Legislative Budget Office

Albany – Today the State Senate Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance, chaired by Senator Alessandra Biaggi, voted to move S.3287/A.1835, a bill to create a nonpartisan legislative budget office similar to those used by the New York City Council and the ...

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26 Feb
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Sen. Krueger And Assm. Ortiz Respond To Comptroller On Divestment

Albany – Today, Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz released a letter to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, responding to a letter from the Comptroller to state legislators critiquing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act, S.2126. The letter ...

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12 Feb
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FAQs About The Reproductive Health Act

Frequently Asked Questions  about the The Reproductive Health Act Downloadable as a PDF here    What is the purpose of the Reproductive Health Act? The purpose of the RHA is to codify Roe v. Wade protections into state law and ...

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08 Feb
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Times-Union Op-Ed: Claims that Reproductive Act go beyond Roe are wrong

New York – Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times-Union, Senators Liz Krueger and Anna Kaplan outline the impacts of the recently-passed Reproductive Health Act, and refute false claims that the RHA expands abortion rights far beyond those defined in ...

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29 Jan
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Senate Majority Passes Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence Legislation To Protect New Yorkers

Albany – The New York State Senate Majority today passed major legislation to combat gun violence and protect all New Yorkers. The Senate Democrats have been leaders in standing up to the corporate gun lobby, and have offered a series of common ...

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22 Jan
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Senator Krueger and Senate Majority Pass Historic Pro-Women Legislation

Albany –  The Senate Majority today passed a series of historic legislation that will protect and ensure New York women’s health rights. Passed on the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) will codify ...

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