Category Archives: News

01 Oct
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Statement from Liz on the Appeals Board’s Decision in the Nigel Warren Illegal Short-Term Rentals Case

Liz issued the following statement in response to the city Appeals Board’s decision to overturn illegal hotel fines levied under the 2010 illegal hotels law in the Nigel Warren case: “The New York City ECB Appeals Board decision overturning fines ...

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01 Oct
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The Verge: One Ruling Doesn’t Make Airbnb Sublets Legal

Tech news site The Verge reported on the Airbnb-backed appeal that overturned fines in one illegal short-term rental case, and quoted Liz, putting the decision into perspective. Following Airbnb’s victory in overturning a fine last week, New York state senator ...

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01 Oct
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The New York Times: Tenant’s Fine for Renting to Tourist Is Overturned

Sen. Krueger was quoted in this New York Times piece, explaining that short-term rentals in multi-family residential buildings remain illegal, despite a small legal victory for Airbnb in an isolated, cherry-picked case.

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30 Aug
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Maloney, Krueger, and Lappin Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Revoke Permit for E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station Due to Serious Flood Risks

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, State Senator Liz Krueger, and Council Member Jessica Lappin joined community advocates and concerned residents today near the site of the proposed 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) to highlight the serious flood risks that the MTS ...

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27 Jun
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New York Times: Luxe Builders Chase Dreams of Property Tax Exemptions

Liz spoke with New York Times columnist Michael Powell for this piece on abuses in the 421-a tax credit program: State Senator Liz Krueger watches such unneeded tax subsidies — for energy, insurance, tobacco and luxury development — slip like ...

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25 Jun
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Liz Condemns 2 A.M. Passage of Special Liquor Law Carve-Out for 583 Park Avenue, Rose Group Catering Hall; Calls for Governor to Veto

Sen. Krueger condemned the Senate’s passage — at 2 a.m. last Saturday — of legislation that would create a special exemption from the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Law for the Rose Group’s full-time commercial catering hall at 583 Park Avenue, ...

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13 Jun
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Liz on Brian Lehrer: End-of-Session, Women’s Equality, and Campaign Finance Reform

Liz called in to the Brian Lehrer show this morning to discuss the end of the legislative session and the high-priority legislation that’s currently blocked by the Republican-IDC “coalition” in the Senate.

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11 Jun
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Video: Liz on CUNY-TV’s “One to One”

Liz joined Newsday‘s Sheryl McCarthy to discuss Albany, ethics, and this year’s high-priority legislation on CUNY TV’s “One to One.”

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06 Jun
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Skift: Airbnb Gears Up for Big Legal and Legislative Battles in New York

Liz spoke to travel news source Skift about Airbnb the 2011 law she passed to help the city protect New York residents and tourists from illegal hotel operations. New York State Senator Liz Krueger, one of the authors and sponsors ...

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29 May
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Video: Liz’s Marijuana Policy Reform Forum

Earlier this month, Liz hosted a community forum on marijuana policy reform at Baruch College, and announced her plans to introduce legislation this year to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana in New York State. View video of Liz and all ...

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