Category Archives: News

27 Jul
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Residents Dream of Green Future for Derelict Murray Hill Pier

By Mary Johnson MURRAY HILL — A decaying pier that stretches along the East River betwen 38th and 41st streets could soon be transformed to house a meandering bike path, community gardens, an urban farm, play areas and art. The ...

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22 Jul
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Got Ideas for UN Land Swap and East River Esplanade? Electeds Want to Know

By Amy Zimmer MANHATTAN — East Side residents have long been complaining about how much less appealing their waterfront is compared to the pristine piers and bike paths on the West Side. Besides the sinkhole-laden stretch of waterfront along the East ...

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22 Jul
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Liz & Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus Support Insitute of Medicine Report

For Immediate Release | July 22, 2011 Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485 Statement From New York State Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus on Institute of Medicine’s Recommendation to Include Birth Control as Preventative Care This week a committee of scientists and medical ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Speaks With Roberto Perez on PEREZ NOTES

Topics & excerpts from the Interview Indian Point: “I have long argued that Indian Point should be closed.” Hydro-Fracking: “Science has yet to prove you can do this safely without causing enormous damage to water.” “I have yet to be ...

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18 Jul
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Liz Krueger likes ‘dese apples

By Jimmy Vielkind Sen. Liz Krueger, a Democrat from the Upper East Side known for advocating reform a tad more vocally than some of her colleagues, is starting a political action committee to assist like-minded candidates. She has launched the ...

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05 Jul
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Liz’s Testimony to Rent Guidelines Board

THE FOLLOWING IS TESTIMONY SUBMITTED BY SENATOR LIZ KRUEGER ON JUNE 20,2011 BEFORE THE NEW YORK CITY RENT GUIDELINES BOARD REGARDING PROPOSED RENT INCREASES My name is Liz Krueger and I represent the 26th Senate District, which includes the Upper ...

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30 Jun
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Goodman vs. Krueger: When Giants Did Battle

By Christopher Moore The phone rang. State Senator Roy Goodman wanted to talk on this day in the fall of 2000 about what he had recently done, in specific terms, for his district. I was surprised, given that an hour ...

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28 Jun
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Liz Explains Her Vote on Issues Ranging From Rent Regulation to Property Tax Cap to Mandate Relief

Last Friday, the New York State Senate voted on a package of bills that included issues ranging from rent regulation renewal to a property tax cap (for areas outside of NYC) to mandate relief. While Senator Krueger ultimately voted in ...

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27 Jun
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Statement from Liz on Passage of Marriage Equality & Rent Regulation Laws

This past Friday, the 24th, four days after the legislative calendar was scheduled to end, the New York Legislature wrapped up the 2011 legislative session in the late hours of the evening. After days of keeping constituents, and other legislators ...

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24 Jun
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Liz & Senate Democrats Rip GOP on Gay Marriage, Other Unresolved Issues

Several Senate Democrats just spoke with reporters to complain about the lack of progress in the Senate. The Republican conference in the chamber, which has 32 members, was scheduled to meet privately at 9:30 and open session at 10 a.m. ...

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