Category Archives: News

19 May
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Looking for Good-Government Candidates

By Nick Confessore In a blunt acknowledgment that State Senate Democrats have been badly damaged by scandals within their own ranks in recent years, Liz Krueger, a Manhattan Democrat, will start a new political action committee to recruit Senate candidates ...

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18 May
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Caucus to Protect Women’s ‘Hard-Fought’ Rights

By Veronica Lewin A legislative caucus formed earlier this year has legislators from both houses and both sides of the aisle fighting to protect reproductive health rights and helping advocates to educate New Yorkers about them. “Women’s rights and women’s ...

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18 May
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Liz & Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus Release Statement Calling For Passage of Reproductive Health Act

As members of the Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), our goal is to not only protect women’s reproductive rights already in place in the State of New York, but to also strengthen them. With this objective in mind, the ...

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12 May
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‘Smell’ of Victory Eludes Waste Transfer Station Opponents

By Megan Finnegan After savoring what seemed like a victory a few weeks ago, some Upper East Siders are now smelling defeat after the mayor restored funding to construct a waste transfer station at East 91st Street. Last month, the ...

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12 May
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Liz’s Statement on Marriage Equality

“I am extremely pleased that Governor Cuomo has made the passage of marriage equality legislation one of his top priorities for this legislative session.  With polls now showing a clear majority of New Yorkers supporting marriage equality, I am more ...

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12 May
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Liz and The Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus Hold Kick Off Information Fair

In a year that has seen Women’s Reproductive Rights come under attack at the National and State levels, Senator Liz Krueger and members of the NYS Legislature have mobilized to create a Bipartisan Pro Choice Legislative Caucus (BPCLC), coordinating their ...

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05 May
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Kind Words From New York League of Conservation Voters

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in Our Town Newspaper. To The Editor It seems like Albany has been talking about clean energy and its potential to create jobs for a very long time. Fortunately, Senator Liz ...

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02 May
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Message From Liz on Her Bills Coming Before Senate Finance Committee Today at 1pm

If we truly want to clean up Albany and reform its tired practices, then we must change the legislative process. This is, I believe, the most pressing matter for Albany to address for one simple reason: a better process means ...

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28 Apr
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Gay Marriage Bill Nears the Goal Line

By Megan Finnegan Gov. Cuomo’s push, plus public opinion shift, raises bill’s chance of passage Two years after the stunning defeat of a marriage equality bill in the State Senate, advocates and politicians are gearing up for another run at ...

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28 Apr
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Liz Discusses Recent Hydrofracking Accident in Pennsylvania & SAGE Commission

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