Category Archives: News

11 Apr
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Liz Speaks on the Dangers of Hydrofracking

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11 Apr
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Liz Joins Senators Avella & Addabbo in Inroducing Clean Water Package to Protect Agains Effects of Hydrofracking

For Immediate Release |  April 12 , 2011 Contact: Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485 Senators Introduce Clean Water Legislative Package and Vow To Keep New York’s Water Safe & Clean (Albany, NY) – As new information continues to surface on the dangers ...

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07 Apr
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Small Victories Amid Painful Cuts

The following was published in today’s Our Town. By Liz Krueger Even in the best of economic times, it’s never “easy” to balance the State’s budget. This year it was particularly difficult because our state government had less money and ...

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05 Apr
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Liz Remains a “Hero of Reform”

Today, Senator Krueger received the following letter from Ed Koch for her continued commitment to nonpartisan, independent redistricting: Dear Liz, Thank you for following up on your campaign pledge and committing to support nonpartisan, independent redistricting for the 2012 elections, ...

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03 Apr
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Identifying City’s Worst Landlords via Craigslist, and Trying to Penalize Them

By David Chen It is almost second nature for some New York City tenants to suspect their landlords of cutting corners when it comes to fixing a balky heater or securing dangling light fixtures. But now tenants can find out ...

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29 Mar
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Watch Liz Debate the Current Budget Agreement on Inside City Hall

Last night, Senator Liz Krueger joined NY1’s Inside City Hall to discuss and debate the current New York State budget agreement. Click here to watch the segment.

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29 Mar
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Senate Democrats Blast Surprise Rules Changes As “Dangerous”

By Laura Nahmias Alas, the brief harmony that descended on Albany following Sunday afternoon’s budget agreement was to be short-lived. Hours after the joint conference committee hearing put a cap on the budget agreement, Senate Republicans sprang a surprise rules ...

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28 Mar
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Liz Pens Huffington Post Article: “Don’t Play Politics With Homeless Families”

By Senator Liz Krueger Albany and City Hall are engaged in a high-stakes game of chicken, and thousands of homeless families are trapped in the middle. Every spring, as we debate the tough choices that inevitably must be made to ...

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28 Mar
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Liz Joins Capital Tonight to Discuss the Status of Rent Regulation in the Budget

Liz Krueger is the new ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee. She joined Liz Benjamin to discuss the progress being made toward reaching a budget deal – possibly ahead of schedule and how rent control could cause Democrats to ...

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24 Mar
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Statement From Liz on Joe Strasburg’s Comments Praising Pedro Espada

Statement in Response to Rent Stabilization Association’s President, Joe Strasburg, Calling Pedro Espada the “guy who saved this industry” “I can’t help but wonder what kind of trade association chooses a man currently under Federal indictment for embezzling millions of ...

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